[pypy-dev] unroll if
arigo at tunes.org
Tue Aug 2 11:41:23 CEST 2011
On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 10:20 AM, Carl Friedrich Bolz <cfbolz at gmx.de> wrote:
> I don't have much time for things, about to leave on vacation. Just so
> that it doesn't get lost: on the unrolling-if branch, if you use the
> decorator, the JIT should *not* look inside the function if the
> condition if false. even if the function doesn't contain a loop. so
> maybe the decorators should be renamed to unroll_iff (too
> mathematical?) or unroll_exactly_if.
Then it has nothing to do with unrolling: it should be renamed to
something like "look_inside_if". It just happens to mean, as a
side-effect, "if the condition is true, then look inside even in case
there is a loop, thus unrolling it".
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