Compiling binaries of bytecode: ever been considered?

Andreas Klebinger klebinger.andreas at
Mon Nov 4 14:02:20 UTC 2019

I've heard the idea come up once or twice. But I'm not aware of any
efforts going further than that.

Christopher Done schrieb am 04.11.2019 um 14:59:
> Hi all,
> I was just wondering: has a compiler output mode ever been considered
> that would dump bytecode to a file, dynamic link to the ghc runtime,
> and then on start-up that program would just interpret the bytecode
> like ghci does?
> The purpose would be simply faster compile-and-restart times.
> Cheers,
> Chris
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