Benchmarking some modules - strange result

Dan Stromberg drsalists at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 04:26:05 CET 2015


On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 6:37 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:36 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2015 at 6:24 PM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 1:11 PM, Dan Stromberg <drsalists at gmail.com> 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 :)

No problem!  Thanks for helping me make sure I covered the easy stuff.



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