[Distutils] Performance implications of having large numbers of eggs?

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Jul 2 18:30:11 CEST 2007

At 11:56 AM 7/2/2007 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:
>Note that sooner or later, I'm pretty sure we're going to
>need a more clever algorithm, likely with some sort of backtracking,
>to determining working sets. At that point, it will become very
>important to not do this at run time.

pkg_resources already backtracks if it needs to, although only once 
(when pkg_resources is imported) and only if the start script's 
requirements conflict with packages that are activated by default.

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