[Python-Dev] Python Benchmarks
greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Sat Jun 3 03:20:48 CEST 2006
Tim Peters wrote:
> I liked benchmarking on Crays in the good old days. ...
> Test times were reproducible to the
> nanosecond with no effort. Running on a modern box for a few
> microseconds at a time is a way to approximate that, provided you
> measure the minimum time with a high-resolution timer :-)
Obviously what we need here is a stand-alone Python interpreter
that runs on the bare machine, so there's no pesky operating
system around to mess up our times.
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