[pypy-dev] Fwd: pypy-dev Re: funding/popularity?

Dima Tisnek dimaqq at gmail.com
Thu Dec 23 03:36:59 CET 2010

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From: Isaac Gouy <igouy2 at yahoo.com>

Dima Tisnek <dimaqq <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On 20 December 2010 19:21, William ML Leslie
> <william.leslie.ttg <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 21 December 2010 11:59, Dima Tisnek <dimaqq <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> >> More visibility for performance achievements would do
> >> good too.
> >
> > Where are pypy's performance achievements *not* visible, but should be?
> for example http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/
> doesn't say which pypy version is used

Oh yes it does -


> what options, doesn't have
> performance figures for multithreaded/multicore

All the Python multiprocessing programs "Failed" with PyPy -


> also benchmarks are kinda small, most of them are not docuemented, and
> I couldn't find any info if the same python code was used for cpython
> and pypy (both shootout and speed pypy) or interpreter-specific
> verions were used, that is each tweaked for best performance given the
> known tradeoffs for each implementation.

The full source code is shown for all the programs -



The GZip byte size is shown for each program, in this case 341 for
both programs.

Maybe the benchmarks game shows more information than you realize.

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