[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Aug 4 18:04:06 CDT 2008

On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 18:01, Christopher Barker <Chris.Barker@noaa.gov> wrote:
> OK,
> So I'm an idiot. After reading this, I thought "I haven't rebooted for a
> while". It turns out it's been 35 days. I think I've been having slow
> startup for a longer than that, but none the less, I re-booted (which
> took a long time), and presto:
> $ time python -c "import numpy"
> real    0m0.686s
> user    0m0.322s
> sys     0m0.363s
> much better!

It's still pretty bad, though. I do recommend running Disk Repair like Bill did.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
 -- Umberto Eco

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