native compiler

native compiler

(programming, tool)
A compiler which runs on the computer for which it is producing machine code, in contrast to a cross-compiler, which produces code for a different computer.
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1996], a native compiler for Java has to ensure safety by producing code that traps out-of-bound array accesses, null pointer references, and illegal type conversions.
To comply with the Java semantics, a native compiler should generate run-time type checks for all type casts in the program.
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