[pypy-dev] benchmarking input

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 10:46:06 CEST 2009


Personally I think the best reason behind using DB is that there
is a ton of software that will help you read it in nice objective way.
With text files you rather need to write parser/dumper, hence
adding more work.

Cheers,
fijal

On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 2:31 AM, Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> wrote:
> Hi Holger,
>
> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 04:38:43PM +0200, holger krekel wrote:
>> why is a DB table format better for refactoring than a text file?
>
> I suppose it isn't intrinsically.  The point is that as far as I know
> all our previous pypy benchmarks did not even produce a text file
> containing the results only, in a way that can be nicely re-read by
> program and refactored.  They just produce directly text or html files
> with the results embedded in whatever presentation was deemed best at
> the time.
>
> More than that I have no preference for a DB format versus an
> easily-reparsable text file format.
>
>
> A bientot,
>
> Armin.
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