[Python-Dev] peps: PEP 432 updates in response to initial comments

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Fri Dec 28 22:59:50 CET 2012

On Fri, 28 Dec 2012 14:54:55 -0500
Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
> 4. Running ./python_d from within a PCBuild/python_d interactive window 
> and on a regular disk averages .10 seconds. The slowdown is probably a 
> mixture of disk access and extra debug code, but is not bad. There is no 
> flashing (probably because there already is a window, whereas on Windows 
> IDLE runs code within a windowless pythonw process) and ^C works. This 
> is definitely a better environment for this type of test ;-).

You'd get more meaningful numbers by using a non-debug build
(PCBuild/python.exe, I guess). Our debugging additions + the lack of
compiler optimizations butcher performance.

It would be extra nice if you had numbers comparing 3.3, 3.2 and 2.7
(under Windows, that is).



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