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SubjectRe: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin? Reply to this message
Posted byfinaldave
Posted on02/27/04 08:17 AM



> >
> > Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin? http://mrl.nyu.edu/~meyer/jasmin/
> >
> > Looks possibly interesting - I wonder if there is anything you can do in
> Jasmin
> > you can't in normal Java (in analogy between C and machine code)
> >
>
> I've written some javavm asm before (we had to do for a uni project). There are
> quite a few things that are much easier to do in javavm asm than actual java,
> however there are a couple of minor things to consider.
>
> 1) Programming stack machines sucks
> 2) Nowadays most java VMs basically decompile the java bytecode back to sudocode
> so they can do wizzy recompiling, so I'm not sure how much it would help to
> write things in java asm.
>

depends i guess - do you reckon you could do an opcode jump table or something in Java Asm?
Or in MSIL?


to tighten up the execute loop maybe?



You learn something old everyday...


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*Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  finaldave02/11/04 07:54 AM
.*Re: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  MrJeff02/26/04 07:38 AM
...Re: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  finaldave02/27/04 08:17 AM
...*Re: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  erikduijs07/07/04 09:41 PM
...*Re: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  R. Belmont02/27/04 06:03 PM
....*Re: Anyone tried writing a CPU core in Jasmin?  Videoman06/27/04 03:33 AM