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> Is it possible to "recompile" binaries permanently to make > them 32-bit compatible?

I don't think Aemulor will ever do that and it's very tricky to do this correctly; recording the output of the JIT wouldn't give you a complete 32-bit application BTW since a lot of code wouldn't be executed (error-handling etc).

Aemulor Pro *may* be able to 'learn' about applications, eg. "this section of code gets used a lot and should be compiled to native code" and could remember the compiled code. In effect it would then have part of a 32-bit equivalent application cached away to speed up the emulation for you.

This is just one of the ideas that I'm playing with for later versions.

BTW I should have pointed out earlier that the 15-fold speed reduction is our worst case performance - unlike VA we're able to run parts of an application at the full native speed:

OS SWI calls BASIC programs

some SharedCLibrary routines such as memory copying/string handling will (probably!) run native too

 is a RISC OS Useradrianl on 12/12/02 11:54AM
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