[Numpy-discussion] Improving Python+MPI import performance

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 14:53:44 EST 2012

On Fri, Jan 13, 2012 at 19:41, Sturla Molden <sturla at molden.no> wrote:
> Den 13.01.2012 02:13, skrev Asher Langton:
>> intern try a few of these approaches. It turned out that the problem
>> wasn't so much the simultaneous module loads, but rather the huge
>> number of failed open() calls (ENOENT) as the interpreter tries to
>> find the module files.
> It sounds like there is a scalability problem with imp.find_module. I'd
> report
> this on python-dev or python-ideas.

It's well-known.

Robert Kern

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