[Python-Dev] Python Benchmarks

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Sat Jun 3 11:00:14 CEST 2006

Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> writes:

> 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.

I'm sure we can write a PyPy backend that targets Open Firmware :)


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