Python Compiler

Michael Hudson mwh21 at cam.ac.uk
Tue May 2 00:39:27 CEST 2000


josht at iname.com (Josh Tompkins) writes:

> Would this type of compiler result in any kind of speed increase?  Even 
> though it runs like it's in an interpreter, does the translation to pure 
> machine code increase speed?

About 20%, apparently.  Depends quite a lot on what you're doing, I'd
imagine.

See:

http://www.mudlib.org/~rassilon/p2c/

Cheers,
M.

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  ... but I guess there are some things that are so gross you just have
  to forget,  or it'll destroy something within you.  perl is the first
  such thing I have known.                 -- Erik Naggum, comp.lang.lisp



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