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Re^2: Perl 5 Optimizing Compiler, Part 7: Video Chat w/ Ingy & Reini, Today 9/18 8pm Central Timeby Will_the_Chill (Pilgrim)
|on Sep 18, 2012 at 06:42 UTC||Need Help??|
Thank you for your feedback. I think, in general, you are repeating the general wisdom, and the general wisdom is right, in general.
Basically what we're probably looking at right now is carefully and systematically re-writing much of Perl 5. LLVM will probably be a good target backend, and will also require significant upgrading to handle Perl semantics in an optimized fashion.
For example, here's a copy of Reini's most recent ideas on optimization options: