Monday, December 17, 2018

PyPy Winter Sprint Feb 4-9 in Düsseldorf

 PyPy Sprint February 4th-9th 2019 in Düsseldorf

The next PyPy sprint will be held in the Computer Science department of Heinrich-Heine Universität Düsseldorf from the 4th to the 9st of February 2019 (nine years after the last sprint there). This is a fully public sprint, everyone is welcome to join us.

Topics and goals

  • improve Python 3.6 support
  • discuss benchmarking situation
  • progress on utf-8 branches
  • cpyext performance and completeness
  • packaging: are we ready to upload to PyPI?
    • issue 2617  - we expose too many functions from
    • manylinux2010 - will it solve our build issues?
    • formulate an ABI name and upgrade policy
  • memoryview(ctypes.Structure) does not create the correct format string
  • discussing the state and future of PyPy and the wider Python ecosystem


The sprint will take place in a seminar room of the computer science department.  It is in the building 25.12 of the university campus, second floor. Travel instructions

Exact times

Work days: starting February 4th (~morning), ending February 9th (~afternoon). The break day will probably be Thursday.


Please register by Mercurial::

or on the pypy-dev mailing list if you do not yet have check-in rights:

Looking forward to seeing everyone there!


Anonymous said...

The travel instructions link is a redirect to a 404 page.

Armin Rigo said...

Thanks! Fixed.