Compressed vs uncompressed eggs

Diez B. Roggisch deets at
Mon Jan 12 16:35:20 CET 2009

mk wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> Are there *good* reasons to use uncompressed eggs?

Plenty. Mostly that some things simply don't work in compressed eggs. See
the zipsafe-flag in setuptools-docs.
> Is there a, say, performance penalty in using compressed eggs?

Not that it matters I'd say - only if you had an application that imports a
lot & runs very short time.


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