[IronPython] Beta 4 or build from source?

Jimmy Schementi Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com
Thu Sep 4 00:41:58 CEST 2008

> >> 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.

HOLY F*#$*$&#^$*&@^#*$@^#!

That's horrrrrrrrrrrrrrible. Like, how big is this app? Or is it just compute intensive? Have you done some poking around to see where the slowness is from? Anything that can be reproduced we'd want to track in our perf lab.


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