[Python-Dev] Register-based VM [Was: Possible performance regression]

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Tue Feb 26 17:31:34 EST 2019

Joe Jevnik via Python-Dev wrote:
> If Python switched to a global 
> stack and global registers we may be able to eliminate a lot of 
> instructions that just shuffle data from the caller's stack to the 
> callee's stack.

That would make implementing generators more complicated.


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