[pypy-dev] Readiness of asmgcc for x86_64 linux?

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Thu Sep 23 23:55:55 CEST 2010

2010/9/23 Alex Gaynor <alex.gaynor at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 5:28 PM, Gary Robinson <garyrob at me.com> wrote:
>> Thanks for your response Alex... I have a couple follow-up questions:
>>> Yes, 64-bit support for asmgcc as merged, however there appears to be
>>> a performance issue with it, it's not nearly as fast as it should be.
>> Is this a matter that is getting PyPy developer attention, or is expected to in the relatively near future?
> We're aware of it, and it will definitely happen before we do any sort
> of release.
>>> multiproccessing was added to the stdlib in 2.6, we have a
>>> fast-forward branch that's aiming to implement 2.7, so when it's
>>> released it will contain a multiprocessing module.
>> That's great news. Is there any estimate of when a fairly stable beta will be available?
> Amaury or Benjamin could better say.

"Longer than you want"


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