what is jit?

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  1. phoenixcryos

    phoenixcryos New Member

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    im rather curoius as to what it is and what it does can someone please enlighten me?

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    phoenixcryos New Member

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    nevermind i found what i was looking for

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    What is it? I would like to know
     
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    Just in Time compiler. It's caused some grief to folks in the past. Not sure whether devs are leaving it off by default in their current roms or not. It's supposed to speed things up on your phone.

    From November 2009: Dalvik Just in Time Compiler
     
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    Java programs are compiled into bytecode, which is a program in a form that will run on any platform w/ a java virtual machine. This is sped up w/ JIT, which translates the byte code to native code. This means that java can run as fast as a program written for a specific platform. As far as I know jit for android is a work in progress and should be done in 1-2 years.
     
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