Recent compiler optimizations

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I prototyped possible perl optimizations in the experimental B::CC backend and came to some interesting results, which led to design decisions and plans for Perl. Of course optimizations are depending on the benchmark, and B::CC is not stable enough to run all shootout benchmarks but the overall results showed that an optional type systems and parts thereof, such as no autovivification (sized arrays) or ...

YAPC::Europe 2013

Annual European Perl conference