[Python-3000] stdlib as .zip by default
phd at phd.pp.ru
Mon Jun 23 19:08:12 CEST 2008
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 10:04:37AM -0700, Brett Cannon wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 4:46 AM, Oleg Broytmann <phd at phd.pp.ru> wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 12:07:00PM +0100, Nick Craig-Wood wrote:
> >> I imagine having the stdlib in one .zip will stop lots of seeking and
> >> improve the first time.
> > Instead of seeking in the filesystem you end up seeking in the zip. Why
> > do you expect it'd be faster?
> I am going to guess Nick meant seeking in terms of "looking in the
> filesystem for a file", e.g. less stat calls.
Less stat calls in exchange for seeking in the zip "filesystem" plus
decompression. IWBN if someone shows real numbers...
Oleg Broytmann http://phd.pp.ru/ phd at phd.pp.ru
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