[Python-Dev] tiny optimization in ceval mainloop

Jeremy Hylton jeremy@alum.mit.edu
Fri, 30 Aug 2002 11:50:52 -0400

>>>>> "SH" == Steve Holden <sholden@holdenweb.com> writes:

  >> Jeremy Hylton <jeremy@alum.mit.edu> writes:
  >> > The difference I saw with only the ticker check in ceval was
  >> > only about 1% for pystone.  Python was always faster with the
  >> > change, but never by much.
  >> A bunch of 0.5% improvements add up.  If there's not much cost in
  >> complexity, why not go for it?

  SH> Yeah, right, we just need 200 of them and we're
  SH> laughing. Computation in infinitesimal time.

I think Xeno's laughing already.