[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow
Thu Jul 31 12:56:28 CDT 2008
On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 1:12 PM, Christopher Barker
> David Cournapeau wrote:
> > Christopher Barker wrote:
> >> On my OS-X box (10.4.11, python2.5, numpy '1.1.1rc2'), it takes about 7
> >> seconds to import numpy!
> > Hot or cold ? If hot, there is something horribly wrong with your setup.
> hot -- it takes about 10 cold.
> I've been wondering about that.
> time python -c "import numpy"
> real 0m8.383s
> user 0m0.320s
> sys 0m7.805s
> and similar results if run multiple times in a row.
> Any idea what could be wrong? I have no clue where to start, though I
> suppose a complete clean out and re-install of python comes to mind.
Is only 'import numpy' slow, or other packages import slowly too ?
Are there remote directories in your pythonpath ?
Do you have old `eggs` in the site-packages directory that point to remote
directories (installed with setuptools developp) ?
Try cleaning the site-packages directory. That did the trick for me once.
> oh, and this is a dual G5 PPC (which should have a faster disk than your
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