[pypy-dev] benchmarking input

Leonardo Santagada santagada at gmail.com
Mon Sep 28 06:40:15 CEST 2009


On Sep 27, 2009, at 11:49 PM, Benjamin Peterson wrote:

> 2009/9/27 Leonardo Santagada <santagada at gmail.com>:
>>
>> On Sep 27, 2009, at 12:47 PM, Armin Rigo wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Leonardo,
>>>
>>> On Fri, Sep 25, 2009 at 06:52:44PM -0300, Leonardo Santagada wrote:
>>>> I want to know why PyPy doesn't use the unladen swallow  
>>>> benchmarks in
>>>> complement to the ones already there and maybe reuse and extend  
>>>> their
>>>> reporting tools. This could make comparing results easier and  
>>>> divide
>>>> the work of creating comprehensive benchmarks for python.
>>>
>>> A number of benchmarks are not applicable to us, or they are
>>> uninteresting at this point (e.g. pickling, regexp, or just
>>> microbenchmarks...).
>>
>> Uninteresting for benchmarking the jit, but important for python  
>> users.
>
> Well, at the moment it's not actually possible to use the unladen
> swallow benchmarks because the JIT has no thread support.

just for the record threads are being used for memory benchmarking,  
and I think that could be made using processes.

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Leonardo Santagada
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