[Python-ideas] POPT (Python Ob ject Provider Threads)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 20 07:29:22 EDT 2018

On 20 June 2018 at 00:47, Martin Bammer <mrbm74 at gmail.com> wrote:
> If this idea is well implemented I expect a big performance improvement for
> all Python applications.

Given the free lists already maintained for several builtin types in
the reference implementation, I suspect you may be disappointed on
that front :)

(While object creation overhead certainly isn't trivial, the
interpreter's already pretty aggressive about repurposing previously
allocated and initialised memory for new instances)


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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