ANN: psyco V2
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Sat Jul 18 07:03:05 CEST 2009
On Jul 17, 10:48 am, Christian Tismer <tis... at stackless.com> wrote:
> Announcing Psyco V2 source release
> This is the long awaited announcement of Psyco V2.
> Psyco V2 is a continuation of the well-known psyco project,
> which was called finished and was dis-continued by its author
> Armin Rigo in 2005, in favor of the PyPy project.
> This is a new project, using Psyco's code base with permission
> of Armin. Questions and complaints should go to me
> (tis... at stackless.com) or the mailing list
> (psyco-de... at lists.sourceforge.net);
> Armin is explicitly not in charge of (t)his project any longer!
> As one of the founders and an active member of the PyPy
> project, I was very happy to be invited to work on Psyco
> V2, by FATTOC, LLC. Psyco V2 tries to extend on the original Psyco
> approach "an extension module that just makes Python faster".
> Psyco is a just-in-time compiler that accelerates arbitrary
> Python code by specialization. We believe that Psyco's approach
> can be carried out much further than it was tried so far, when
> it's first version was abandoned.
> This first V2 release is source-only. There is no web-site, yet,
> and there are no binaries for download. These will be available
> in a few days onhttp://www.psyco.org.
> For the time being, please stick with subversion access,
> building the extension module from source code. The repository
> is here:
> Check-out the repository, and run the setup.py script,
> given that you have access to a C compiler.
> Psyco V2 will run on X86 based 32 bit Linux, 32 bit Windows,
> and Mac OS X. Psyco is not supporting 64 bit, yet. But it
> is well being considered.
> The current improvements are, shortly:
> - Support for Python 2.4, 2.5 and 2.6
> - a lot of new builtins
> - generators, fast and fully supported.
> More information is coming soon onhttp://www.psyco.org.
> This is the beginning of a series of new Psyco versions.
> Many more improvements are prepared and about to be published,
> soon, starting with the current version 2.0.0 .
> Stay tuned, this is just the beginning of psyco's re-birth!
> For questions about Psyco V2, please join the mailing list
> psyco-de... at lists.sourceforge.net
> or contact me on IRC:
> #psyco on irc.freenode.net .
> Psyco V2 is fundamentally supported by FATTOC, LLC.
> Without their continuous support, this work would not have
> been possible at all. I wish to express my deepest thanks
> to FATTOC, for allowing me to continue on Psyco with all the
> energy that this ambitious project needs, and will need.
> Further special thanks are going to
> Armin Rigo, John Benediktsson, David Salomon, Miki Tebeka,
> Raymond Hettinger, Fabrizio Milo, Michael Foord,
> Dinu Gherman, Stephan Diehl, Laura Creighton and Andrea Tismer,
> for all the support and discussions.
> Looking forward to a great future of Psyco!
> July 17, 2009
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