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Re: For 5.12: tail calls for methods

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From:
Dave Mitchell
Date:
January 18, 2008 04:23
Subject:
Re: For 5.12: tail calls for methods
Message ID:
20080118115355.GD5335@iabyn.com
On Thu, Jan 17, 2008 at 01:46:50PM -0500, Stevan Little wrote:
> >And how do you want to detect that?
> 
> Simple, if the last call is to the same function, then it tail-recurses.

That implies adding an extra test into every sub call, which we try to
make as fast as possible.

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