Improving interpreter startup speed

Steven D'Aprano steve at REMOVE-THIS-cybersource.com.au
Sun Oct 26 02:55:50 CEST 2008


On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 12:32:07 -0700, Pedro Borges wrote:

> Hi guys,
> 
> 
> Is there a way to improve the interpreter startup speed?

Get a faster computer?
 
> In my machine (cold startup) python takes 0.330 ms and ruby takes 0.047
> ms, after cold boot python takes 0.019 ms and ruby 0.005 ms to start.

How are you measuring this?


-- 
Steven



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