[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Jul 31 11:34:30 CDT 2008

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.
On my macbook, it takes ~ 180 ms to to python -c "import numpy", and ~
100 ms on linux (same machine).



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