GC is very expensive: am I doing something wrong?
ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Mar 22 00:36:35 CET 2010
In message <mailman.963.1268958842.23598.python-list at python.org>, Terry
> No one has discovered a setting
> of the internal tuning parameters for which there are no bad patterns
> and I suspect there are not any such. This does not negate Xavier's
> suggestion that a code change might also solve your problem.
Could it be that for implementing a structure like a trie as the OP is,
where a lot of CPU cycles can be spent manipulating the structure, a high-
level language like Python, Perl or Ruby just gets in the way?
My feeling would be, try to get the language to do as much of the work for
you as possible. If you can’t do that, then you might be better off with a
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