[Python-Dev] Removing the block stack
mwh at python.net
Thu Oct 6 10:44:49 CEST 2005
Neal Norwitz <nnorwitz at gmail.com> writes:
> On 10/5/05, Phillip J. Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>> At 09:50 AM 10/4/2005 +0100, Michael Hudson wrote:
>> >(anyone still thinking about removing the block stack?).
>> I'm not any more. My thought was that it would be good for performance, by
>> reducing the memory allocation overhead for frames enough to allow pymalloc
>> to be used instead of the platform malloc.
> I did something similar to reduce the frame size to under 256 bytes
> (don't recall if I made a patch or not) and it had no overall effect
> on perf.
Hey, me too! I also came to the same conclusion.
The ultimate laziness is not using Perl. That saves you so much
work you wouldn't believe it if you had never tried it.
-- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp
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