[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow
Thu Jul 31 16:09:25 CDT 2008
On Jul 31, 2008, at 10:02 PM, Robert Kern wrote:
> 1) Everything exposed by "from numpy import *" still needs to work.
Does that include numpy.Tester? I don't mean numpy.test() nor
Does that include numpy.PackageLoader? I don't mean numpy.pkgload.
> 2) The improvement in import times should be substantial. Feel free to
> bundle up the optimizations for consideration.
Okay, wasn't sure if bundle or small independent ones were best.
I tried using Trac to submit a small patch. It's a big hassle to do
for a two line patch.
> 5) Proxy objects ... I would really like to avoid proxy objects. They
> have caused fragility in the past.
Understood and agreed.
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