Thu, 2 May 2002 09:49:06 +1100 (edt)
On Tue, 30 Apr 2002, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Andrew MacIntyre]
> > FreeBSD 4.4 (2.1.1 w/o pymalloc)
> > justpush 89.72
> > justzip 110.41
> > FreeBSD 4.4 (recent CVS with pymalloc)
> > justpush 19.21
> > justzip 46.32
> > The FreeBSD box is more mature hardware (P5-166).
> By "more mature" in this context I assume you mean more "obsolete" than
> "better developed".
Elderly but still reliable.
> > I'm surprised at the difference in the 2 sets of results on it. AFAIK,
> > the compiler version and switches are identical for the two interpreters
> > (the 2.1.1 is from the binary package on the FreeBSD 4.4 CDs).
> justpush() primarily tests realloc() speed, and pymalloc isn't (yet)
> involved in managing list-gut memory. So I expect this has much more to do
> with the libc(s) they're using than with the compiler(s).
I was only referring to the two FreeBSD runs, where the same libc is
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