[wp-hackers] Just a thought: Compiled WordPress
petit at petitpub.com
Sun Oct 29 23:40:57 GMT 2006
Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> ___/ On Sun 22 Oct 2006 12:59:12 BST, [ Computer Guru ] wrote : \___
>> OK... maybe I'm lost.
>> First, thanks for the reply Roy.. But I'm not seeing these issues.
>> I thought "compiled PHP" means that you take the PHP files, put them
>> Phalanger/RoadSend, and then serve the compiled code instead.
>> No one "makes these files available," rather every time I make a
>> change to
>> my site, add a plugin, modify a line of code or else update from SVN - I
>> recompile it via the program.
>> I think it's on-the-fly compilation, i.e. they serve the PHP files
>> of the PHP CGI/SAPI extension....
> "On-the-fly compilation" stands out as an oxymoron. *smile*
> I was wrongly assuming that you want this option to reach people who
> are not Computer Gurus.
> Best wishes,
Oxymoronic or not, "On-the-fly compilation" could be discussed.
There is in a way such things as "compile time compilation" and "run
For example Java Server Pages are compiled into Java Servlets the first
time you request the page.
This is maybe not really "run time", as the developer is the one to test
the JSP first.
Java source code is compiled at "compile time" into the binary class
The Java run time engine however, will compile the classes into machine
code for the host machine at run time,
i.e. on-the-fly. If it is lazy ( aka effective ) it will only compile
code as needed, bottlenecks first.
The compiled code will be cached in memory only and last for the current
Just couldn't resist ;)
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