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[Python-Dev] Micro-benchmarks for function calls (PEP 576/579/580)


On Tue, Jul 10, 2018 at 7:23 AM Jeroen Demeyer <J.Demeyer at ugent.be> wrote:
>
> Here is an initial version of a micro-benchmark for C function calling:
>
> https://github.com/jdemeyer/callbench
>
> I don't have results yet, since I'm struggling to find the right options
> to "perf timeit" to get a stable result. If somebody knows how to do
> this, help is welcome.
>

I suggest `--duplicate 10` option.

While it is good for start point, please don't forget we need "application"
benchmark.

Even if some function call overhead can be 3x faster, if it takes only 3%
of application execution time, total execution time only 1% faster.
It's too small to accept PEP 580 complexity.

Realistic application benchmark demonstrates not only "how much faster",
but also "how important it is".

Regards,

>
> Jeroen.
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