[pypy-dev] Compiler Benchmarks

Oren Tirosh oren-pypy at hishome.net
Sun Feb 2 19:26:57 CET 2003


On Sat, Feb 01, 2003 at 07:34:44PM -0800, logistix wrote:
> I compiled the contents of the Lib directory (but not subdirectories)
> with the builtin compile, the compiler module's compile, and a hacked
> compiler module that used my parser on a 866Mhz machine running WinXP.
> 
> The builtin compile took an average of 2.9 seconds.
> 
> The compiler module took an average of 105.3 seconds, or 36.3 times as
> long.  The compiler module uses CPython's parser, but other than that
> it's in pure Python.
> 
> The hacked compiler module took an average of 177.2 seconds or 61.1
> times as long.  It has a pure Python module, but relies on tokeize
> which leaves re as the only C dependancy left.

To get a (very rough) estimate of the performance we can expect from 
a PyPython compiler it would be interesting to know how fast this code
runs with psyco.

	Oren


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