[Python-Dev] A new JIT compiler for a faster CPython?

martin at v.loewis.de martin at v.loewis.de
Wed Jul 18 07:53:14 CEST 2012

> What is the status of LLVM nowadays? Is it not a good solution to
> write a portable JIT?

I don't think it is. It is still slow and memory hungry. The fact that
the version that Apple ships with Xcode still miscompiles Python 3.3
tells me that it is still buggy.

> I don't want to write my own library to generate machine code.

I plan to use nanojit.


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