+1

Aman has a solid background in Ruby performance, and I look forward to seeing more contributions from him as a committer! 


On Tuesday, 16 April 2013 at 7:34 PM, Aman Gupta wrote:

> Hello ruby-core,
> 
> I would like to become a committer to Ruby. I plan to work on
> improving Ruby's performance.
> 
> With the help of @_ko1, @nari3 and @nobu, I have landed several
> patches in this area recently:
> 
> r39875: reduce allocations in forwardable.rb
> r39874: reduce long-lived ruby strings in loaded_features_index
> r39812: improve accuracy of GC accounting stats
> r39811: reduce memory usage of VM
> r39810: fix heap growth when RUBY_FREE_MIN is set
> r39746: add RUBY_HEAP_SLOTS_GROWTH_FACTOR tuning
> r39644: reduce long-lived arrays in loaded_features_index
> 
> Although my contributions to ruby-core have only started recently, I
> am a long-time rubyist and have written many cruby debugging and
> profiling tools over the years:
> 
> https://github.com/tmm1/rblineprof
> https://github.com/tmm1/rbtrace
> https://github.com/tmm1/perftools.rb
> https://github.com/ice799/memprof
> 
> I also plan on adding more of these types of features to MRI. For
> example, an api for object allocation debugging in [ruby-core:53478].
> 
> Going forward, I'd love the commit bit so I can land simple changes to
> trunk directly (after review, ofcourse). For example, I would like to
> be able to commit [ruby-core:53639] and [ruby-core:53619] myself so as
> not to waste ko1-san's time.
> 
> Thank you for your consideration,
> Aman
> 
>