[PyPy-issue] [issue641] reading CSV files with csv module is much slower than CPython 2.6.6

Janos pypy-dev-issue at codespeak.net
Tue Mar 1 12:36:30 CET 2011

Janos <mjanos5 at gmail.com> added the comment:

Cpython is still faster in the original test csvparsingtest.py, but I think
fijal have right and it's only because of C implementation of the csv module.
Pypy will beat that too sometime in the future :)

user at localhost:~/temp/pypytest$ time python csvparsingtest.py

real	0m1.090s
user	0m0.988s
sys	0m0.076s

user at localhost:~/temp/pypytest$ time
~/usr/pypy-c-jit-42353-28258c92cb25-linux/bin/pypy csvparsingtest.py

real	0m3.284s
user	0m3.172s
sys	0m0.048s

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