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An "enum" for Python 3
An unexpected perf feature
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A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
The code to map bits would be slower; maybe he did not like the tradeoff.
Posted Nov 29, 2007 18:41 UTC (Thu) by lysse (guest, #3190)
When there's already a page fault happening on every memory access, I have some doubts of the
significance of such additional overhead.
Posted Nov 29, 2007 18:52 UTC (Thu) by felixfix (subscriber, #242)
Well, hmmmm, I guess I was thinking just enough to stick my foot in my mouth :-)
Posted Nov 29, 2007 19:06 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Also the extra memory accesses will tend to blow the cache more if you use
more memory to track the uninit state.
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