[Python-Dev] how to debug httplib slowness
Guido van Rossum
guido at python.org
Wed Aug 12 17:07:32 CEST 2009
Try instrumenting the actual calls to the lowest-level socket methods
(recv() and send()) and log for each one the arguments, return time,
and how long it took. You might see a pattern. Is this on Windows?
It's embarrassing, we've had problems with socket speed on Windows
since 1999 and they're still not gone... :-(
On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 4:05 AM, Chris Withers<chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'd like to work on this issue:
> Specifically, in my case, while IE can download a 150Mb file from a local
> server in about 3 seconds, httplib takes over 20 minutes!
> However, I'm kinda stumped on where to start with debugging the difference.
> I've tried upping the buffer size as suggested in the issue, but it's had no
> Any ideas?
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