Is Python really slow?
janne at nnets.fi
Sat May 27 13:18:36 EDT 2000
Alexander <alecdem at mit.edu> writes:
> for k in xrange(1,100000000):
> and the same one in C
> for ( i = 0 ; i < 1e8; i++ ) ;
> and the second one seems to be working hundreds of times faster than the
> first one
> Can I do anything with that.
If the efficiency of empty loops is important for you application, you
could write a C module which implements them. See
http://www.python.org/doc/current/ext/ext.html for more information.
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