[Ironpython-users] standard lib: pyc or zip it?

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 16:28:17 CET 2012

On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Hernán Foffani <hfoffani at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Say I want to distribute a smaller (in quantity of files) Python standard library. What would you recommend? Pyc the whole library to build a DLL or just zip it? Are there any performance difference between the two? Any other alternative or best practice?

I know that some people have pyc'd the standard library in the past,
but with zipimport being so new I don't know if anyone has tried it
yet. I haven't heard from anyone who has, at least. You might have to
give both a try, and if you can let us know the results that would be
very helpful.

- Jeff

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