Nuitka now supports Python 3.2

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Thu Feb 28 14:23:55 CET 2013


On Thu, 28 Feb 2013 08:07:55 +0100, Stefan Behnel wrote:

> Steven D'Aprano, 26.02.2013 13:18:
>> Nuitka is an implementation of Python written in C++. At the moment it
>> is claimed to be about 2.5 times as fast as CPython running the pystone
>> benchmark.
> 
> Could we please get to the habit of not citing results of "benchmarks"
> that *any* static analysis phase will just optimise away either
> completely or in major parts?

Are you saying that the pystone benchmark contains such an empty loop?

Do you know for a fact that Nuitka performs such an optimization based on 
static analysis?

Are you saying that this one test is so significant that it invalidates 
the entire pystone benchmark?



-- 
Steven



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