[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow

Christopher Barker Chris.Barker@noaa....
Mon Aug 4 14:24:21 CDT 2008

Robert Kern wrote:
> It isn't. The problem is on Chris's file system.

Thanks for all your help, Robert. Interestingly, I haven't noticed any 
problems anywhere else, but who knows?

I guess this is what Linux Torvalds meant when he said that OS-X's file 
system was "brain dead"

> Whatever is wrong
> with his file system (Bill Spotz's identical problem suggests too many
> temporary but unused inodes)

I didn't see anything about Bill having similar issues -- was it on this 

> But the problem really is his disk; it's not
> a problem with numpy or Python or anything else.

so the question is: what can I do about it? Do I have any other choice 
than wiping the disk and re-installing?


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