[pypy-commit] extradoc extradoc: quantify "faster than C"

fijal noreply at buildbot.pypy.org
Tue Jan 10 17:31:10 CET 2012

Author: Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com>
Branch: extradoc
Changeset: r4012:ad6f9cb35d27
Date: 2012-01-10 18:30 +0200

Log:	quantify "faster than C"

diff --git a/blog/draft/laplace.rst b/blog/draft/laplace.rst
--- a/blog/draft/laplace.rst
+++ b/blog/draft/laplace.rst
@@ -159,8 +159,9 @@
 faster than NumPy on CPython, almost always by more than 2x on this relatively
 real-world example. This is not the end though, in fact it's hardly the
 beginning: as we continue work, we hope to make even much better use of the
-high level information that we have, in order to eventually outperform C,
-hopefully in 2012. Stay tuned.
+high level information that we have. Looking at the generated assembler by
+gcc in this example it's pretty clear we can outperform it by having a much
+better aliasing information and hence a better possibilities for vectorization.

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