[Distutils] [issue33] zipped eggs cause various problems -- perhaps set default setting to unzipped?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Fri Aug 15 17:53:20 CEST 2008

On Aug 15, 2008, at 11:41 AM, Zooko O'Whielacronx wrote:
> I might be persuaded to change my mind about this if I saw some  
> performance
> measurements which showed that zip_safe=False had a high cost. I'm  
> skeptical
> that it has a high cost, since I've used it extensively for months  
> (habitually
> specifying zip_safe=False in my setup.py files) and I haven't  
> noticed any
> performance problem.

I have found unzipped eggs to import *faster* yes *faster* than zipped  


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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