Perl 6 - the future is here, just unevenly distributed

IRC log for #parrotsketch, 2014-07-08

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18:18 Util My RL meeting may go long, so I may be late to #parrotsketch. If so, please meet as normal, and I will catch up.
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19:38 Chirag Report-
19:38 Chirag #Done:
19:38 Chirag *Setup Perl 5.14.4 on my system to run older commits for Parrot
19:38 Chirag #Doing:
19:38 Chirag *Running bench on commits in the range - RELEASE_2_7 to RELEASE_2_8
19:38 Chirag #TODO:
19:38 Chirag *Figure out the bad commit that really slows down Parrot
19:38 Chirag *Weekly GSoC Report
19:38 Chirag .end
19:55 Util # Done: Nil ($WORK)
19:55 Util # Doing:
19:56 Util * Fixing smolder.parrot.org, which is randomly dropping most smoke reports.
19:56 Util * Prepping for Parrot release next Tuesday.
19:56 Util * Writing my() placement algorithm for Blue_Tiger
19:56 Util .end
19:56 Util Chirag: Any blockers this week?
20:03 Util Anything else to discuss? From anyone?
20:04 Util Thanks, Chirag, for your report. I will look to read your blog post as well.
20:04 Util If you get stuck on the Perl versioning issues and rurban is not at hand, please call on me foe help.
20:05 Util Meeting adjourned.
20:07 rurban joined #parrotsketch
20:07 rurban Should we start?
20:11 Util rurban: Ah! I arrived late to the meeting (as warned). Wasn't the starting time 40m ago?
20:13 rurban yes, but we waited also'
20:14 rurban But I have to go in 5min, so I'll post now
20:15 rurban DONE:
20:15 rurban * fixed, tested and merged rurban/pcc-opt-gh1080
20:15 rurban Chirag'2 2nd part of GSOC, with tricky optional args handling
20:15 rurban for compiled methods
20:15 rurban * unfortunately only ~2% faster overall, though methods are
20:15 rurban now ~10% faster. no rakudo benchmarks yet, as rakudo-p was
20:15 rurban a bit broken last week.
20:15 rurban * started searching for more de-optimizations in 2.9-3.0,
20:15 rurban posted numbers to parrot-bench, but picture not clear yet
20:16 rurban (embed API costs 10%?)
20:16 rurban * found a fixed a couple of weird platform and libffi issues
20:16 rurban TODO:
20:16 rurban * jit
20:16 rurban * help Chirag
20:16 rurban .eor
20:17 rurban got angry at run-time arity checks. too costly for my feeling. should not be needed
20:17 Util rurban: how can rakudo-p be best (or most wquickly) unbroken? What is wrong?
20:17 rurban froggs added some new features, and jnthn also, now fixed. have to bring now my kitten to the vet, back in 20min
20:19 Util OK
22:11 rurban sorry, got in a downpour, and then no net at home.

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