[Python-Dev] Python 3 optimizations, continued, continued again...

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jan 30 20:13:52 CET 2012


> Well, you can implement threaded code on any machine that support
> indirect branch instructions. Fortunately, GCC supports the
> "label-as-values" feature, which makes it available on any machine
> that supports GCC. My optimizations themselves are portable, and I
> tested them on a PowerPC for my thesis, too. (AFAIR, llvm supports
> this feature, too.)

Well, you're aware that Python already uses threaded code where
available? Or are you testing against Python 2?



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