Cpython optimization

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Fri Oct 23 09:14:07 CEST 2009

Qrees wrote:
> Hello
> As my Master's dissertation I chose Cpython optimization. That's why
> i'd like to ask what are your suggestions what can be optimized. Well,
> I know that quite a lot. I've downloaded the source code (I plan to
> work on Cpython 2.6 and I've downloaded 2.6.3 release). By looking at
> the code I've found comment's like "this can be optimized by..." etc.
> but maybe you guide me what should I concentrate on in my work?

2.6.3 is about to be replaced with 2.6.4, but even that will not have 
improvements that have already been added to 3.x or 2.7. I strongly 
suggest that you work with the 3.2 code, since there is then a maximal 
chance that your improvements will actually be adopted.

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