New to Python: Features

Richard Blackwood richardblackwood at cloudthunder.com
Thu Oct 7 02:15:13 CEST 2004


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>
>I am not sure that:
>  import psyco
>  psyco.full()
>...will do anything useful in Pyrex code, so I wouldn't bother.
>
>Let us say you manually translated 'mymodule.py' to 'mymodule.pyx' (or
>wrote 'mymodule.pyx' directly), then ran the Pyrex preprocessor and a C
>compiler to make 'mymodule.so' on a linux platform, and placed it in a
>proper location.
>
>Let us also say you have another module 'pythonmodule.py' which imports
>'mymodule'.  If the psyco import and psyco.full() lines are in
>pythonmodule.py (or any other python module that is imported), psyco
>will do its thing on the Python source.
>
>I do not know if leaving the psyco import and psyco.full() lines in
>'mymodule.pyx' will do anything good or bad, as I have never tried such
>a thing (for me, psyco is sufficient in the rare case that I need such
>functionality).
>
> - Josiah
>
>  
>
I will have to check the docs for Pyrex to see if it does not performs 
its compilation on imported Python modules but only on Pyrex modules.



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