[Numpy-discussion] profiling line by line

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Sat Sep 27 03:31:43 CDT 2008

On Sat, Sep 27, 2008 at 00:50, Fernando Perez <fperez.net@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> On Fri, Sep 26, 2008 at 5:36 PM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There is now! Add
>>    import line_profiler
>>    ip.expose_magic('lprun', line_profiler.magic_lprun)
>> to your ipy_user_conf.py .
> Mmh, should we ship this out of the box in ipython?  The  C dependency
> is the only thing that  gives me a bit of pause.  There goes our pure
> C, easy to build binaries for... On the other  hand, me wants :)
> What's your take on that?

I'd prefer not to. The exclusion of C modules is an eminently
reasonable one. You would inevitably make it optional, and my opinion
is that optional functionality is best handled by separate packages.

Feel free to add it as "highly recommended" in the IPython
installation instructions, though.  :-)

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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