continue and break frustration

Paul Rubin http
Sun Dec 14 07:12:51 CET 2003


Glen Wheeler <adsl5lcq at tpg.com.au> writes:
>   I've been using the psyco compiler, and it does help (by about 60%).
>   I'm trying to leave writing the function as a C extension as a last
> resort.

Pyrex looks really nice for this situation, though I haven't tried it
myself.

>   I will try with exceptions (get it? :).  To the people in the know,
> does adding this kind of construct detract from the speed of the code
> much?  I do know that try+except can be slower than if+else if
> exceptions are generated more often than not, but how much slower?

If the exception is usually taken, maybe you can reorganize the code
some way so that it's not.




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