[Python-Dev] performance testing recommendations in devguide

Ezio Melotti ezio.melotti at gmail.com
Thu May 30 22:35:07 CEST 2013


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 9:00 PM, Eric Snow <ericsnowcurrently at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> What would be important to say in the devguide regarding Python
> performance and testing it?

In the devguide I would only add information that are specific to
benchmarking the interpreter.
A separate "Benchmarking HOWTO" that covers generic topics
could/should be added to docs.python.org.

Best Regards,
Ezio Melotti

>  What would you add/subtract from the
> above?  How important is testing memory performance?  How do we avoid
> performance regressions?  Thanks!
> -eric

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