[IronPython] Beta 4 or build from source?

Dan Eloff dan.eloff at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 00:26:10 CEST 2008

On Wed, Sep 3, 2008 at 4:56 PM, Jimmy Schementi
<Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:

>> I'm happy to see that the performance of IronPython has been improving
>> constantly. Performance is key, I've upgraded my development PC twice,
>> and am running at a 20% overclock just to keep the edit, refresh,
>> debug cycles down to a reasonable amount of time. A large Silverlight
>> project takes a while to load in the browser :(
> Like how long? Is it as bad as DLRConsole, or worse?

Door #2.

It takes 22 seconds from cold, and 16 seconds after that. This is with
everything running on localhost.

I'm running a Core2 Duo @ 3.6 GHz with 6MB L2 cache, 1600MHz fsb, 6GB
800MHz DDR2, Raid 0 HD.

It can get close to a full minute on slower hardware.


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