ANN: psyco V2

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Sat Jul 18 08:50:07 CEST 2009


It is just being transferred

Von meinem iTouch gesendet

On Jul 18, 2009, at 7:03, est <electronixtar at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
>>
>>      http://codespeak.net/svn/psyco/v2/dist
>>
>> 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.
>> Seehttp://www.fattoc.com.
>>
>> 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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> congrats!
>
> btw is psyco.org owned?
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