[Speed] Buildbot Status

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 13:11:11 CET 2012

On Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 2:08 PM, Mark Shannon <mark at hotpy.org> wrote:
> Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
>>> Try running the json or pickle benchmarks with a profiler
>>> (oprofile or similar)
>>> and you will see that they spend most of their time in a single
>>> C module, not much of a benchmark for testing the VM.
>> For what is worth I do believe that it is an aspect of VM performance
>> (for good or bad). FYI json module in pypy is pure python anyway.
> We should benchmark all the modules or none of them,
> why should json and pickle be special?
> Cheers,
> Mark.

Ideally all. I suppose "because people complain" is why json. A lot of
"real world" apps would do something based on say itertools or
functools. Is that considered common or not? Re is already benchmarked
in few of those (html5lib and spambayes I believe).

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