[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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