[Python-Dev] Python startup time

Chris Barker chris.barker at noaa.gov
Mon May 14 12:26:19 EDT 2018

On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 11:05 AM, Ryan Gonzalez <rymg19 at gmail.com> wrote:

> <plug> https://refi64.com/uprocd/ </plug>

very cool -- but *nix only, of course :-(

But it seems that there is a demand for this sort of thing, and a few major
projects are rolling their own. So maybe it makes sense to put something
into the standard library that everyone could contribute to and use.

With regard to forking -- is there another way? I don't have the expertise
to have any idea if this is possible, but:

start up python

capture the entire runtime image as a single binary blob.

could that blob be simply loaded into memory and run?

(hmm -- probably not -- memory addresses would be hard-coded then, yes?) or
is memory virtualized enough these days?



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