Concerns about performance w/Python, Pysco on Pentiums
mwh at python.net
Thu Mar 6 17:51:57 CET 2003
"Anders J. Munch" <andersjm at dancontrol.dk> writes:
> You were switching by means of a dict of functions, right? An elegant
> and natural Python solution, but my bet is that psyco can't see
> through it.
> Try replacing the dict with a long if-elif-elif-elif-chain ordered by
> expected execution frequency. Or better yet, a tree of if statements
> performing an inlined binary search, if you don't mind the
You might also try a list of functions rather than a dict. I think
psyco knows more about lists than dicts. But ICBW.
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