[SoC2010-General] Open Problems in Python's Compiler
collinwinter at google.com
Fri Mar 26 23:03:03 CET 2010
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 2:00 PM, Danilo Freitas <dsurviver at gmail.com> wrote:
> Taking advatage of this email, I took a look at
> http://wiki.python.org/moin/SummerOfCode/JITProjects and got
> interested on two ideas: Faster regular expressions and Optmize
> looping contructs.
> I'm very interested in compilers and I have a experience on Cython
> compiler from last GSoC.
> I don't have a great specific knowledge of Python 3 JIT, but I may
> have it with some time of studying.
Email me off-list and I'd be happy to discuss these projects in more detail.
> 2010/3/26 C. Titus Brown <ctb at msu.edu>:
>> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 11:35:41AM -0400, James Shargo wrote:
>>> I'm immensely interested compiler technology. What are some big open
>>> problems, issues, optimizations, and additions that can be hacked on
>>> in the Python compiler? There are tons of bugs/requests listed in the
>>> bug tracker--if there are no greater, more pressing issues, would hacking
>>> away on feature requests be an adequate Summer of Code?
>> Hi Jim,
>> you should identify something a bit more specific -- I think Collin
>> pointed you towards some LLVM/JIT projects -- but as long as you pick
>> out a few specific projects, I don't see why not.
>> Focus on the python3 ones, though :)
>> C. Titus Brown, ctb at msu.edu
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