[Python-Dev] 2.6, x64 and PGO

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Thu May 3 23:38:40 CEST 2007

> Some more extensive testing is of course required, but it would seem
> that gains can be had from both going 64 bit and using PGO. I
> encourage you to take a look at the PGO build process.  It is much
> simpler than before. I also think we ought to find out if we could
> start producing a proper vc8 build, setting up a buildbot, etc.  I
> can probably convince management at CCP to arrange for one.

When you are ready to operate a buildbot, just let me know.

> We could also think about a way to have the 64 bit and 32 bit
> versions coexist on the same machine.

Please, no. This will complicate things very much for everybody,
for the sake of a few elitist users who think they have a use


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