[pypy-dev] Release 1.4

Phyo Arkar phyo.arkarlwin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 21:18:22 CET 2010

Is python-mysql gonna work in 1.4 ? i cant wait to run my webserver via

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 2:49 PM, Armin Rigo <arigo at tunes.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> We are preparing for the next release of PyPy.
> A branch was already created
> http://codespeak.net/svn/pypy/release/1.4.x, twice, but it may get
> thrown away and re-created again.  I have 3 things that I would like
> to fix before the release:
> 1. Mac OS/X 64.  We have there an issue with asmgcc not finding the gc
> roots.
> 2. Try to understand if there is a leak in pypy-c-jit or not.  The
> issue is that it consumes quite a lot of memory and fijal could not,
> so far, really figure out where it comes from.
> 3. Optionally, depending on 2, implement freeing old JIT-generated
> assembler and supporting objects.
> For 3, I have in mind the following lightweight plan: put an "age"
> counter on each TreeLoop object, reset it to zero whenever we run the
> corresponding code, and create an extension of the asmgcc root finder
> that also resets to zero the counter of loops found in the stack.
> After every GC collection we increment the age counter.  This should
> ensure that the age of any live loop never goes past 1; on the other
> hand, loops whose age reach some limit (like 20 or so) have not been
> run for a long time, and are freed.  If we do it right it would free
> all supporting data structures, and with a __del__ somewhere we could
> also free the assembler itself (which may only account for 25% of ram
> usage).
> A bientôt,
> Armin.
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