[Ironpython-users] Startup performance

mchalkley at mail.com mchalkley at mail.com
Fri Mar 16 18:31:03 CET 2012

And to add to my previous message that it's about 5x faster via the
ipy route:

On my laptop, which is an i7 W7-64 machine with 16gb RAM & 256gb
SSD, it opens in 1.5 sec or so (really too fast to accurately gauge)
via ipy, while the exe requires more than 5 seconds...


Friday, March 16, 2012, 12:31:19 PM, you wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 9:12 AM, Slide <slide.o.mix at gmail.com> wrote:
>> How long does it take if you run in script form? Just wondering for
>> comparison.

> Yeah, that would be a good comparison - .NET will have to JIT all of
> IronPython as it loads, which can take some time. The installer runs
> NGEN to reduce this pretty significantly. Plus the compiled exes are
> pretty big, which is a lot of code to load from disk.

> Alex, it might be worth having an option to exclude
> IronPython.Modules/Sqlite/Wpf just to reduce the disk size a bit.

> - Jeff

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