====================== What's new in PyPy xxx ====================== .. this is the revision of the last merge from default to release-1.9.x .. startrev: 8d567513d04d Fixed the performance of gc.get_referrers() .. branch: default .. branch: app_main-refactor .. branch: win-ordinal .. branch: reflex-support Provides cppyy module (disabled by default) for access to C++ through Reflex. See doc/cppyy.rst for full details and functionality. .. branch: nupypy-axis-arg-check Check that axis arg is valid in _numpypy .. branch:less-gettestobjspace .. branch: move-apptest-support .. branch: iterator-in-rpython .. branch: numpypy_count_nonzero .. branch: numpy-refactor Remove numpy lazy evaluation and simplify everything .. branch: numpy-reintroduce-jit-drivers .. branch: numpy-fancy-indexing Support for array[array-of-ints] in numpy .. branch: even-more-jit-hooks Implement better JIT hooks .. branch: virtual-arguments Improve handling of **kwds greatly, making them virtual sometimes. .. branch: improve-rbigint Introduce __int128 on systems where it's supported and improve the speed of rlib/rbigint.py greatly. .. branch: translation-cleanup Start to clean up a bit the flow object space. .. branch: ffi-backend Support CFFI. http://morepypy.blogspot.ch/2012/08/cffi-release-03.html .. branch: speedup-unpackiterable .. branch: stdlib-2.7.3 The stdlib was updated to version 2.7.3 .. branch: numpypy-complex2 Complex dtype support for numpy .. branch: numpypy-problems Improve dtypes intp, uintp, void, string and record .. branch: numpypy.float16 Add float16 numpy dtype .. branch: kill-someobject major cleanups including killing some object support .. branch: cpyext-PyThreadState_New implement threadstate-related functions in cpyext .. branch: unicode-strategies add dict/list/set strategies optimized for unicode items .. "uninteresting" branches that we should just ignore for the whatsnew: .. branch: slightly-shorter-c .. branch: better-enforceargs .. branch: rpython-unicode-formatting .. branch: jit-opaque-licm .. branch: rpython-utf8 Support for utf-8 encoding in RPython .. branch: arm-backend-2 Support ARM in the JIT.