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Re: Can guile scripts be compiled?

From: Cecil Westerhof
Subject: Re: Can guile scripts be compiled?
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 11:54:13 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Op woensdag 16 jun 2010 17:42 CEST schreef No Itisnt:

>> I just found out about guile. I am thinking about using it for
>> scripting. Because of this I was wondering if guile scripts can be
>> compiled for faster executing?
> Guile was not compiled until recently. Most distributions only have up
> to Guile 1.8, so you might need to grab the latest beta release (from
> the 1.9 series) and build it yourself or wait for the stable 2.0
> release. After that, just run your scripts with it, and Guile will
> automatically recompile the scripts and cache the result as necessary.

I just start, so I can wait. ;-}

In Emacs Lisp (when used as a scripting language) you can compile the
functions in your script and this makes a real difference. Is this
possible in guile?

Cecil Westerhof
Senior Software Engineer

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