[Catalog-sig] Effect of HTTP 1.1
jim at zope.com
Fri Jul 13 20:51:54 CEST 2007
On Jul 13, 2007, at 2:34 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 07:07 PM 7/13/2007 +0200, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> I did some measurements, with the script below.
>> For 30 requests, a single HTTP 1.1 connection
>> needs 5.4s over my DSL connection; 30 individual
>> connections need 11.7s. So if setuptools expects
>> to request multiple pages from the index, it would
>> definitely be useful to keep the connection
>> (I don't know at all whether it currently does so
> It doesn't. I looked just now and found this, that looks like it
> might produce the desired effect for easy_install:
> Perhaps someone (Jim?) would like to try activating it in a process
> using easy_install (i.e. doing the urllib2.install_opener dance),
> and see if it gives a performance boost. If it works well, then
> perhaps a patch for setuptools.package_index to use a custom opener
> is in order.
I'd be happy to do this sometime in the next few weeks.
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