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

Raymond Hettinger raymond.hettinger at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 01:59:35 CEST 2012

On Jul 18, 2012, at 3:30 AM, Nick Coghlan wrote:

> - Eugene Toder's patch to add an AST optimisation step to the compiler
> chain (http://bugs.python.org/issue11549) (I've asked Eugene about
> this patch more recently and his current thought is that subsequent
> improvements to the peephole optimisation have rendered it less
> valuable. However, the patch is still a potentially useful resource
> for anyone investigating bytecode optimisation ideas)

+1 for furthering Eugene's patch.  The AST is the correct place
to do some of the optimizations currently done by the peepholer.

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