incremental compiler


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incremental compiler

[‚iŋ·krə′ment·əl kəm′pīl·ər]
(computer science)
A compiler that generates code for a statement, or group of statements, which is independent of the code generated for other statements.
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At the heart of the environment is the Trellis incremental compiler which reduces the Trellis language to native machine code.
Michael Kilian joined Digital Equipment Corporation in 1985 and for the past five years has developed Digital's Trellis incremental compiler and examined object-oriented databases.

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