[Numpy-discussion] line_profiler suggestion

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Wed Jan 21 15:44:26 CST 2009

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 15:35, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:
> Robert Kern wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 15:13, Neal Becker <ndbecker2@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Would be handy to not have to add/remove @profile to switch between
>>> profiling/normal operation.
>>> When run without profiler, @profile is redefined to do nothing.
>>> Possible?
>> I could add a --noop flag to kernprof, which basically tells it to
>> insert a do-nothing profile() decorator. I'm not sure what the use
>> case is, though. Are you switching back and forth frequently?
> That won't help, the idea is to not have to edit the code adding/removing
> @profile in order to run _without_ kernprof.

In your code, you can conditionally insert a profile() decorator into
the __builtins__ if one isn't already there. You'll have to do that
before you import anything.

Robert Kern

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enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
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