[pypy-dev] Parallel translation?
benjamin at python.org
Fri Dec 4 17:36:39 CET 2009
2009/12/4 Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>:
> I just translated SVN trunk of PyPy with JIT enabled and I was very
> pleased by the results as I noticed that PyPy with JIT is now two times
> faster in Pystone (I know that's not saying too much) than Cpython.
> However, translating took a very long time due to not being able to make
> use of my other CPU cores. I did not find a switch to compile using
> multiple shells (as in -jN) so I was wondering whether such a feature
> was planned or even possible. At least for the compilation part, this
> should be very possible.
No, that's not planned at the moment. The only time we could easily
use multiple CPU at the moment is compiling the final C sources. You
can even do this manually with the make file in the temp source
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