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Brent Dax
October 27, 2002 23:15
RE: Draft sketch of bytecode generation
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# On Sun, 27 Oct 2002 08:54:08 -0800, Dan Sugalski wrote:
# These two seem highly similar:
# > =item Add source code to segment
# > 
# > This adds a line or more of source code to the bytecode segment.
# > =item Add line number information
# > 
# > This adds line number info to the bytecode segment, allowing the 
# > interpreter to find out what line of source a particular piece of 
# > bytecode corresponds to.

Appearances are deceiving--the first adds some (unparsed?) source code,
the second adds information on file and line numbers, probably based on
offset into the bytecode.

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