[Python-Dev] 2.3 startup speed?

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fred@zope.com
Fri, 11 Jul 2003 10:16:05 -0400

Jeremy Hylton writes:
 > Another obnoxious thing is that site.py imports distutils just for the
 > benefit of people running from a build directory.  It would be nice to
 > find a solution for the build directory that didn't not require a bunch
 > of distutils package imports.

Perhaps, but... those imports only happen if it already looks like
you're running from a build directory, so they don't impact the
imports for an installed Python.


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fred at zope.com>
PythonLabs at Zope Corporation