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Re: Re: On Compiler/Interpreter seperation

by laughingboy (Monk)
on Aug 19, 2002 at 15:55 UTC ( #191210=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

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I'm curious: what's the difference between stage 3 (assembly) and stage 4 (compilation) ?


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Re: Re: Re: On Compiler/Interpreter seperation
by jryan (Vicar) on Aug 19, 2002 at 23:50 UTC
    Sorry, I wasn't too clear there. Step 3 (Assemble) assembles (using the assembler parrot assembly into bytecode. From there, one of two things happens: either the program is compiled into an executable, or is run. :)

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