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Title: Add a configure option for performance guided optimization
Type: enhancement Stage:
Components: Build Versions: Python 3.5
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Status: open Resolution:
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Assigned To: loewis Nosy List: loewis, rhettinger, scoder
Priority: normal Keywords:

Created on 2013-08-03 20:41 by rhettinger, last changed 2014-08-03 05:17 by scoder.

Messages (3)
msg194295 - (view) Author: Raymond Hettinger (rhettinger) * (Python committer) Date: 2013-08-03 20:41
We can make it easier for users make custom, high-performance builds tailored to their actual use cases.

Here's an example of how Firefox does it:

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Building_with_Profile-Guided_Optimization
msg224604 - (view) Author: Raymond Hettinger (rhettinger) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-08-03 01:33
Martin is this reasonable, doable, and worthwhile?
msg224607 - (view) Author: Stefan Behnel (scoder) * (Python committer) Date: 2014-08-03 05:17
Looks like a duplicate of issue 17781. Ubuntu already does this for their builds and gets substantially better performance, so I can't see a reason why CPython shouldn't just follow.
History
Date User Action Args
2014-08-03 05:17:32scodersetnosy: + scoder
messages: + msg224607
2014-08-03 01:33:56rhettingersetassignee: loewis

messages: + msg224604
nosy: + loewis
2014-08-03 00:17:23BreamoreBoysettype: behavior -> enhancement
versions: + Python 3.5, - Python 3.4
2013-08-03 20:41:43rhettingercreate