Steve Holden added the comment: Don't forget that the built-in modules may need to be available before the zipimporter is. A long time ago (when sys.metapath was introduced) I experimented with imports from non-filesystem sources and that hit me until I realised what was going on.
S Steve Holden On Sun, Dec 25, 2016 at 5:48 PM, Patrik Iselind <rep...@bugs.python.org> wrote: > > Patrik Iselind added the comment: > > Is it enough to include everything in the Lib folder, excluding > __pycache__, site-packages and the test folder in Lib? Would that be > representative enough? > > Patrik Iselind > > Den 2016-12-25 kl. 17:31, skrev Brett Cannon: > > Brett Cannon added the comment: > > > > Originally zip file importing was faster than standard importing from > disk because of the fewer stat calls, but importlib caches such things so I > don't know if it's still beneficial. As for space savings, I have no idea; > you can try zipping the files yourself to find out the space savings. > > > > ---------- > > > > _______________________________________ > > Python tracker <rep...@bugs.python.org> > > <http://bugs.python.org/issue1116520> > > _______________________________________ > > ---------- > > _______________________________________ > Python tracker <rep...@bugs.python.org> > <http://bugs.python.org/issue1116520> > _______________________________________ > ---------- _______________________________________ Python tracker <rep...@bugs.python.org> <http://bugs.python.org/issue1116520> _______________________________________ _______________________________________________ Python-bugs-list mailing list Unsubscribe: https://mail.python.org/mailman/options/python-bugs-list/archive%40mail-archive.com