[pypy-dev] Re: day 6: breakthrough!

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Sun Jul 31 12:12:05 CEST 2005

hpk at trillke.net (holger krekel) writes:

> hi folks, 
> two and a half years later ... in the very same room where the
> first PyPy sprint happened ... we got to the point where PyPy
> basically runs on its own, after whole-program type inference and
> translation to C! 

Wow, congratulations.

>   After having drunk champagne Samuele quickly mapped the good time
>   we were having into a better 'time' module for PyPy.  With that 
>   we could easily run the unmodified pystone.py on top of PyPy
>   and reached some 337 pystones (as opposed to 9 pystones
>   with PyPy on top of CPython).

Quick thought -- is this compiled with gcc's optimizations?


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