[Distutils] For maximum performance, Python packages are best installed as zip files.

Donald Stufft donald at stufft.io
Mon Apr 11 07:40:05 EDT 2016

> On Apr 11, 2016, at 7:36 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> There is a certain number of disk accesses
> that is necessary to get the required metadata in a correct way.

Right, but a SSD will perform those disk accesses quicker. Obviously doing less of them is better than doing more of them faster, but doing less of them faster seems to me to be better than doing less of them slower?

Donald Stufft
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