[Python-Dev] Importing .pyc in -O mode and vice versa
fredrik at pythonware.com
Sat Nov 4 17:52:09 CET 2006
Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> However, I find the proposed behaviour reasonable: Python already
> automatically imports the .pyc file if .py is not given and vice
> versa. So why not look for .pyo if the .pyc file is not present?
well, from a performance perspective, it would be nice if Python looked
for *fewer* things, not more things.
(wouldn't transparent import of PYO files mean that you end up with a
program where some assertions apply, and others don't? could be con-
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