[pypy-commit] pypy default: details and linkify

fijal noreply at buildbot.pypy.org
Thu Aug 18 18:17:54 CEST 2011


Author: Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com>
Branch: 
Changeset: r46609:5e46f5f36023
Date: 2011-08-18 18:21 +0200
http://bitbucket.org/pypy/pypy/changeset/5e46f5f36023/

Log:	details and linkify

diff --git a/pypy/doc/release-1.6.0.rst b/pypy/doc/release-1.6.0.rst
--- a/pypy/doc/release-1.6.0.rst
+++ b/pypy/doc/release-1.6.0.rst
@@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
 far).  Windows 64 is not yet supported.
 
 The main topics of this release are speed and stability: on average on
-our benchmark suite, PyPy 1.6 is between 20% and 30% faster than PyPy 1.5,
+our benchmark suite, PyPy 1.6 is between **20% and 30%** faster than PyPy 1.5,
 which was already much faster than CPython on our set of benchmarks.
 
 The speed improvements have been made possible by optimizing many of the
@@ -30,6 +30,8 @@
 the JIT warmup time, the optimizations performed by the JIT, the quality of
 the generated machine code and the implementation of our Python interpreter.
 
+.. _`pypy 1.5 and cpython 2.6.2`: http://speed.pypy.org
+
 
 Highlights
 ==========
@@ -38,7 +40,7 @@
 
   - better GC behavior when dealing with very large objects and arrays
 
-  - `fast ctypes`_: now calls to ctypes functions are seen and optimized
+  - **fast ctypes:** now calls to ctypes functions are seen and optimized
     by the JIT, and they are up to 60 times faster than PyPy 1.5 and 10 times
     faster than CPython
 
@@ -60,8 +62,8 @@
 
 * JitViewer: this is the first official release which includes the JitViewer,
   a web-based tool which helps you to see which parts of your Python code have
-  been compiled by the JIT, down until the assembler. XXX: publish a public
-  demo?
+  been compiled by the JIT, down until the assembler. The `jitviewer`_ 0.1 has
+  already been release and works well with PyPy 1.6.
 
 - The CPython extension module API has been improved and now supports many
   more extensions. For information on which one are supported, please refer to
@@ -86,3 +88,8 @@
 Hakan Ardo, Carl Friedrich Bolz, Laura Creighton, Antonio Cuni,
 Maciej Fijalkowski, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc, Alex Gaynor,
 Armin Rigo and the PyPy team
+
+.. _`jitviewer`: http://morepypy.blogspot.com/2011/08/visualization-of-jitted-code.html
+.. _`bug tracker`: https://bugs.pypy.org
+.. _`compatibility wiki`: https://bitbucket.org/pypy/compatibility/wiki/Home
+


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