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GNU lightning
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.


GNU lightning is a library to aid in making portable programs that compile assembly code at run time.


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Download version 2.0.5 (stable)
released on 16 August 2014

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