[Numpy-discussion] "import numpy" is slow

Gael Varoquaux gael.varoquaux@normalesup....
Thu Jul 31 13:33:47 CDT 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 10:12:22AM -0700, Christopher Barker wrote:
> I've been wondering about that.

> time python -c "import numpy"

> real    0m8.383s
> user    0m0.320s
> sys     0m7.805s

I don't know what is wrong, but this is plain wrong, unless you are on a
distant file system, or something usual.

On the box I am currently on, I get:

python -c "import numpy"  0.10s user 0.03s system 101% cpu 0.122 total

And this matches my overall experience.


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