[pypy-dev] PyPy 1.7 - widening the sweet spot

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Tue Nov 22 09:47:43 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 1:23 AM, holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 12:35 +0200, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
>> * PyPy now comes with stackless features enabled by default. However,
>>   any loop using stackless features will interrupt the JIT for now, so no real
>>   performance improvement for stackless-based programs. Contact pypy-dev for
>>   info how to help on removing this restriction.
> Yes, please, could you talk a bit more explicitely about what is involved
> and what works/integrated and what doesn't?
> best,
> holger

Everything works, but every instruction that can cause a switch (so
pretty much using *any* of stackless features) will disable jitting
for this loop. this is unideal, and I don't quite recall the exact
reasons why, other than "more work is needed". Armin, can you


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