[New-bugs-announce] [issue23916] module importing performance regression
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Sat Apr 11 22:07:34 CEST 2015
New submission from David Roundy:
I have observed a performance regression in module importing. In python 3.4.2, importing a module from the current directory (where the script is located) causes the entire directory to be read. When there are many files in this directory, this can cause the script to run very slowly.
In python 2.7.9, this behavior is not present.
It would be preferable (in my opinion) to revert the change that causes python to read the entire user directory.
title: module importing performance regression
versions: Python 3.4
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