[Python-Dev] Python 2.5 performance
Kristján V. Jónsson
kristjan at ccpgames.com
Mon Oct 16 15:09:44 CEST 2006
I must confess that I am not familiar with the buildbots. I could imagine that it would be difficult to set up internally due to security concerns, but I can voice the issue here.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony Baxter [mailto:anthony at interlink.com.au]
> Sent: 12. október 2006 21:13
> To: python-dev at python.org
> Cc: Martin v. Löwis; Kristján V. Jónsson
> Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Python 2.5 performance
> On Friday 13 October 2006 07:00, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> > Kristján V. Jónsson schrieb:
> > > This is an improvement of another 3.5 %.
> > > In all, we have a performance increase of more than 10%.
> > > Granted, this is from a single set of runs, but I think we should
> > > start considering to make PCBuild8 a "supported" build.
> > What do you mean by that? That Python 2.5.1 should be
> compiled with VC
> > 2005? Something else (if so, what)?
> I don't think we should switch the "official" compiler for a
> point release.
> I'm happy to say something like "we make the PCbuild8
> environment a supported compiler", which means we need, at a
> bare minimum, a buildbot slave for that compiler/platform.
> Kristján, is this something you can offer?
> Without a buildbot for that compiler, I don't think we can
> claim it's supported. There's plenty of platforms we
> "support" which don't have buildslaves, but they're all
> variants of Unix - I'm happy that they are all mostly sane.
>  Offer void on some versions of HP/UX, Irix, AIX <wink>
> Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au>
> It's never too late to have a happy childhood.
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