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 Reading and Evaluating Scheme Code, if you’re lost and you just wanted to know how to compile your .scm file.