why is python slow on Solaris?

Skip Montanaro skip at pobox.com
Sun Aug 5 18:46:33 CEST 2001

    Tony> This is on an Enterprise 3500 - UltraSparc at 400MHz (ie a big box)
    Tony> Can anyone tell me why this is so, and more importantly, what I
    Tony> can do to compile up python to run faster on Solaris?

Well, you didn't really give any indication what optimization you used with
gcc.  I'd start there.  There are a number of SPARC-specific flags for gcc
as well as a number of different optimization levels you can try.

Skip Montanaro (skip at pobox.com)

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