[Pharo-project] Counting Messages as a Proxy for Average Execution Time in Pharo

Stefan Marr pharo at stefan-marr.de
Thu Apr 28 15:24:20 CEST 2011


On 28 Apr 2011, at 16:08, Alexandre Bergel wrote:

>>> I agree with you that the result I found may not be valid in Java or .Net. However they are for the current Pharo. And apparently, this is not likely to change anything soon.
>> Not even with increasing support from Cog?
> No idea. Together with Eliot we implemented Compteur in Cog. I made some experiments and the results are apparently similar than in a non-jitted VM.
> If Cog continue to improve, then the assumptions may not be valid anymore.
As soon as the VM does aggressive method inlining your message sends disappear and you can't count them anymore.

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Stefan Marr
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