Benchmarking some modules - strange result

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Sun Jan 25 03:37:52 CET 2015

On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:36 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at> wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at> wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:11 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at> wrote:
>>> For simplicity, let's say I've been running the suite of performance
>>> tests within a single interpreter - so I test one module thoroughly,
>>> then move on to the next without exiting the interpreter.
>>> [chomp more details]
>> Do the modules import stuff that's staying imported? That could
>> majorly affect performance. What about .pyc files?
> The modules are all imported up at the top of the script.  I haven't
> verified this, but I'm guessing the .pyc's are created at the
> beginning too.

Yeah, so it's probably not that. I should have known you'd have
covered the easy possibilities already :)

That's me out of ideas.


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