shot error check). In this

context one also speaks of "snapping links". For example, in a Lisp implementation, a function interface trampoline might check to make sure that the caller is passing the correct number of arguments; if it is, and if the caller and the callee are both compiled, then snapping the link allows that particular path to use a direct procedure-call instruction with no further overhead.

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2. snap dump.

Last updated: 2006-05-27

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shot error check). In thisif it is, and if the caller and the

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