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That's true...MS has been doing this for phone and windows store apps (the few that there are) that are written in .Net to improve performance. The get AOT'd from CIL to target binary when uploaded to the store.

I wonder why this isn't bigger in the FOSS world...maybe because the source and toolchain are already available...I don't know, it might be a neat idea to have an IR userland that compiles on install.

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