[Mailman-Developers] python is slow

Andrew MacIntyre andymac at bullseye.apana.org.au
Tue Dec 30 06:00:36 CET 2003


On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Michael Hudson wrote:

> "John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> writes:

{...}

> > and then it's improved from there. 2.3, for example, is quite a bit
> > faster than 2.2.
>
> I know -- I'm partially responsible for that :-) (although only if you
> don't run python -O).

And much appreciated too!  In conjunction with the changeover to using
PyMalloc by default, courtesy of the TimBot, the apparent gain is decidely
noticeable.

Pity that the startup phase took a hit, which impacts some usage (eg CGI
scripting) negatively in spite of the gains once the interpreter is
running :-(

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