[Python-Dev] Performance regression tests?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sat Jan 24 19:18:32 EST 2004

On Sat, Jan 24, 2004, Nick Bastin wrote:
> Does there exist a set of interpreter performance regressions tests?  
> For example, I've modified the interpreter to allow the profiling of C 
> extension functions, and want to make sure that the performance impact 
> on non-profiled applications is negligible.  Does a test suite for this 
> already exist (basically, something that calls a very lightweight C 
> extension functions a few hundred thousand times)?

Pystone is the main thing.  There's now also ParrotBench.
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