[Distutils] entry points PEP

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Fri Jul 19 11:32:37 CEST 2013

On 19 July 2013 21:24, Vinay Sajip <vinay_sajip at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Robert Collins <robertc <at> robertcollins.net> writes:
>> So my question here would be - can we make it faster? We have just
>> been diagnosing a performance problem in nova due to rootwrap being a
>> pkg_resources scripts entry point : just getting to the first line of
>> main() takes 200ms, and we make dozens of subprocess calls (has to be,
>> we're escalating privileges) to the script in question : that time is
>> nearly entirely doing introspection of metadata from disk.
> Is there more detailed information about where the time is being spent? e.g.
> os.stat(), file I/O, parsing of the actual metadata files, load_entry_point()
> etc.

Not sure. Joe?


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