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TinyVM is a small, fast, lightweight virtual machine written in pure ANSI C.
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TinyVM is a virtual machine where the goal is having a small footprint. Low memory usage, a small amount of code, and a small binary. This virtual machine has been branched into several other projects, including FastVM and SimpleVM, where performance and simplicity are the main goals respectively. TinyVM, and all of its branches, have differing goals, but they're each designed to execute the same code. FastVM may have better performance than TinyVM and SimpleVM, but it may also use more memory, more complex code, and take longer to compile. TinyVM may be smaller, and have a lighter footprint than the other branches, but it doesn't have the speed or simplicity of the other two. TVM code is made to be portable across these virtual machines, but there are tradeoffs to the VM you use to execute your code. Building can be accomplished on UNIX-like systems with make and GCC. There are no external dependencies, save the C standard library. Building can be accomplished using "make," or "make rebuild". To build a debug version, add "DEBUG=yes" after "make". To build a binary with profiling enabled, add "PROFILE=yes" after "make".