[Python-Dev] _sre as part of python.dll

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Thu, 08 Aug 2002 23:05:57 +0200

Martin v. Loewis wrote:
> On the other hand, on my Linux installation, importing a module costs
> 35 system calls if the module is not found, and no PYTHONPATH is set;
> every directory in PYTHONPATH adds four additional system calls.

Why not address this problem instead ?

Note that mxCGIPython can help a lot here: it freeze most of the
Python std lib into the executable making imports go really fast
(and that's needed if you're doing a lot of CGI scripting).

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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