Threaded-code

Thomas Lindgren <>
Fri Feb 8 09:59:55 CET 2002


> Can someone explain what does 'threaded' in 'threaded-code emulation'
mean?

Threaded code roughly means each emulator instruction jumps directly to the
next, rather than
going via an interpreter loop.

Cf. J. R. Bell, Threaded code, CACM, 16, 370-372 (1973).

-- Thomas




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