Profiling the Python Interpreter

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Thu Oct 4 10:18:14 CEST 2001


<gb at cs.unc.edu> wrote in message news:uzo79muqw.fsf at cs.unc.edu...
> I'm not asking about profiling Python programs here. I'm very
> familiar with that.
>
> I want to profile the python interpreter itself. My goal is to
> discover where the time goes and in particular why the Cygwin version
> runs about 30% slower than the native version on win2k.
>
An easy question to answer without the need for profiling the Python
interpreter. Cygwin essentially provides an API layer between the host OS
and the compiled code, adding a nice speed bottleneck.

--
Anthony McDonald





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