[pypy-dev] How's the JIT coming along?

Lenard Lindstrom len-l at telus.net
Wed Aug 22 19:42:12 CEST 2007

Gary Robinson wrote:
>> If i might ask - what are the use cases you are thinking about when 
>> talking about the JIT
>> (and/or the JIT generator?).
> Numerical computing. I have a lot of floating point arithmetic. I was also going to mention the function calling overhead that I see was already discussed (yesterday) in this thread!

I would say that Python function calls are not the only calls to 
consider. At some point the ctypes module will need porting to PyPy. A 
JIT could remove the overhead of libffi.

Lenard Lindstrom
<len-l at telus.net>

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