GNU Lightning is a library that generates assembly language code at run time. It is very fast, making it ideal for Just-In-Time compilers, and it abstracts over the target CPU, as it exposes to the clients a standardized RISC instruction set (inspired by the MIPS and SPARC chips).
Re: x86_64 porting
> Whether porting to a x86_64 platform in
> the near future is planned?
It is already done in MzScheme, it has to be merged and it will soon. The port, however, will not be complete from the beginning.
Re: IPv6 Port
> Change USHRT_MAX to 65535, then compile.
> Works like a charm.
Or include limits.h. Silly me.