[Python-Dev] [Argon] Re: 51 Million calls to _PyUnicodeUCS2_IsLinebreak() (???)

Greg Wilson gvwilson at cs.utoronto.ca
Wed Aug 24 14:05:23 CEST 2005

Hi Martin (and everyone else); thanks for your mail.  The N*N/2
invocations would explain why we saw such a large number of invocations
--- thanks for figuring it out.  W.r.t. how we're invoking our script:

> > But if you're using CGI, you're importing your source on every
> > invocation.
> Well, no. Only the CGI script needs to be parsed every time; all modules
> could load off bytecode files.
> Which suggests that Keir Mierle doesn't use bytecode files, I think he
> should.

Yes, mod_python and .pyc's are the obviously way to go --- once the code
actually works ;-).  I just wanted students to have as few moving parts as
possible while debugging.

Thanks again,

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