[BangPypers] The merge : Unladen Swallow into CPython

Anand Balachandran Pillai abpillai at gmail.com
Thu Jan 21 14:05:23 CET 2010

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 12:47 PM, Senthil Kumaran <orsenthil at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 12:10:56PM +0530, Anand Balachandran Pillai wrote:
> >  I read through the entire thread. The PEP  is detailed, descriptive and
> >  Collin has done a thorough job of discussing the pluses and minuses
> >  of this approach. I don't see why the PEP should not be accepted.
> The PEP is very detailed  and covers a wide range of topics and
> performance improvements. As you said, I see a slight increase in
> performance in many different fronts, but not really things which
> justify the inclusion of LLVM.
> Also, as I have no idea of LLVM at the moment, I personally don't have
> much thoughts on it, except that I would like to try and see how
> things work out with UnSw included.
> My personal thoughts from libraries front is, the change is going to
> be transparent to the library developers, but it should be interesting
> to try out UnSw included Python Interpretor.
> It was good to see MvL +1 on that. Lets jump to python-dev for more
> action.  :)

 Antoine Pitrou just replied in the thread. And he says... :)


> We seek guidance from the community on
> an acceptable level of increased memory usage.

I think a 10-20% increase would be acceptable


Bingo! I don't see much  chances of U.S going in to CPython in
 its current state.

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