[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow

Matthieu Brucher matthieu.brucher@gmail....
Tue Jul 1 05:24:13 CDT 2008


Hi,

IIRC, il you do import numpy.core as numpy, it starts by importing
numpy, so it will be even slower.

Matthieu

2008/7/1 Hanni Ali <hanni.ali@gmail.com>:
> Would it not be possible to import just the necessary module of numpy to
> meet the necessary functionality of your application.
>
> i.e.
>
> import numpy.core
>
> or whatever you're using
>
> you could even do:
>
> import numpy.core as numpy
>
> I think, to simplify your code, I'm no expert though.
>
> Hanni
>
>
> 2008/7/1 Andrew Dalke <dalke@dalkescientific.com>:
>>
>> On Jul 1, 2008, at 2:22 AM, Robert Kern wrote:
>> > Your use case isn't so typical and so suffers on the import time
>> > end of the
>> > balance.
>>
>> I'm working on my presentation for EuroSciPy.  "Isn't so typical"
>> seems to be a good summary of my first slide.  :)
>>
>> >> Any chance of cutting down on the number, in order
>> >> to improve startup costs?
>> >
>> > Not at this point in time, no. That would break too much code.
>>
>> Understood.
>>
>> Thanks for the response,
>>
>>                                Andrew
>>                                dalke@dalkescientific.com
>>
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