Benchmarking module for Python

Jose Martin joseamartin at
Thu Feb 1 15:43:50 CET 2001


you can use the clock function, in python 2.0 this function was improved.

I am using clock function to crack some passwords and works very well.

good look !.

Paul Moore <paul.moore at> escribió en el mensaje de noticias
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> I'm looking for a method of benchmarking snippets of Python code, a
> bit like Perl's Benchmark module. I have looked at the profile module,
> but it doesn't seem to do quite what I want.
> What I'm after, given a line of code, is something that will let me
> run that line a specified number of times, say 1000, and see the
> average time that the line took.
> I can do something like that with profile, by wrapping my code in a
> function, and profiling 'for i in xrange(1000): fn()', and then
> extracting the time spent per call in fn(). But it's a bit of a long
> way round to get what I want.
> Ideally, I'd like to be able to reuse the timing code from profile,
> but if not, then an independent benchmark module would be OK. All I
> found on Parnassus was PyBench, which tests a standard set of tasks.
> Is there any such thing, or should I start coding?
> Paul.
> PS Yes, I know that benchmarks are meaningless....

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