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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Programming languages with support for parallelism and distribution increase the demands for incremental compiler technology: occasionally decisions must be taken dynamically about where to store data, when to move data from one storage area to another, on which machine to perform specific computations, and so on.
* An incremental compiler. This will allow for the compilation of scripts in memory upon their initial execution.
At the heart of the environment is the Trellis incremental compiler which reduces the Trellis language to native machine code.

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