[pypy-dev] Bytecode counting patch

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon Aug 7 18:50:11 CEST 2006


Eric van Riet Paap <eric at vanrietpaap.nl> writes:

> Hi Ben,
>
> It's nice to know what opcodes are popular! However, sorting them in  
> whatever order within a switch will likely not make a difference.
> This switch will be converted to a jumptable, so the compiler will  
> order the cases again.

Unclear; similar rearrangements made a noticeable difference in
CPython a few years back (I think, anyway).

Cheers,
mwh

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