[Python-Dev] Python Benchmarks

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Wed May 31 18:00:46 CEST 2006

(This is more appropriate for comp.lang.python/python-list at python.org.)

    Niko> After reading through recent Python mail regarding dictionaries
    Niko> and exceptions, I wondered, what is the current state of the art
    Niko> in Python benchmarks?

Pybench was recently added to the repository and will be in 2.5.  It works
with Python as far back as 1.5.2 though.  As a result of last week's
NeedForSpeed sprint some questions were raised about the efficacy of its
string/unicode tests, however, it seems to be the best available tool at the


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