[pypy-issue] [issue791] Simple wordcount is significantly slower and fatter than CPython

jayqhacker tracker at bugs.pypy.org
Wed Nov 30 20:11:42 CET 2011

jayqhacker <jayqhacker at gmail.com> added the comment:

Since this is my pet issue, I will keep plugging it until it's faster than
CPython.  :)  I had high hopes for PyPy 1.7, but alas, only a moderate improvement:

CPython 2.7.2 : 41s   1400 MB
PyPy 1.7      : 56s   1400 MB

release: 1.5 -> 1.7

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