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9.4 Compiling to the Virtual Machine

Compilers! The word itself inspires excitement and awe, even among experienced practitioners. But a compiler is just a program: an eminently hackable thing. This section aims to describe Guile’s compiler in such a way that interested Scheme hackers can feel comfortable reading and extending it.

See Read/Load/Eval/Compile, if you’re lost and you just wanted to know how to compile your .scm file.