Python IO performance?

Aahz aahz at pythoncraft.com
Sun Jun 1 18:05:12 CEST 2003


In article <m3k7c61ktg.fsf at localhost.localdomain>,
Ganesan R  <rganesan at myrealbox.com> wrote:
>
>Actually, I first started script using regexps. After some tests I
>figured out that I/O itself seemed to be bottleneck :-(. I remember
>Perl using an alternative I/O library called sfio; I don't know if
>that's the standard in shipping binaries. Any way, let me do some
>digging with the python 2.3 sources. May be there's more scope for
>improvement.

Cool!  Patches are welcome, provided they don't compromise platform
porting.  Anything you contribute at this point (other than small, local
patches) likely won't make it into 2.3, though.
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