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

Gary Robinson garyrob at me.com
Fri Sep 24 18:40:22 CEST 2010


Gary Robinson
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> "Longer than you want"

Ain't that the truth! :)

And yet, if you felt like one of the following blocks if time was more likely than the others, I'd be very interested in knowing:

   < 6 months
   < 1 year
   < 2 years

Or if you'd rather not say anything even at that level, I understand.


On Sep 23, 2010, at 5:55 PM, Benjamin Peterson wrote:

> 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"
> -- 
> Regards,
> Benjamin

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