On Fri, 13 Apr 2018 at 03:47, M.-A. Lemburg <m...@egenix.com> wrote:

> I think moving data out of pyc files is going in a wrong direction:
> more stat calls means slower import and slower startup time.
> Trying to make pycs smaller also isn't really worth it (they
> compress quite well).
> Saving memory could be done by disabling reading objects lazily
> from the file - without removing anything from the pyc file.
> Whether the few 100kB RAM this saves is worth the effort depends
> on the application space.
> This leaves the proposal to restructure pyc files into a sectioned
> file and possibly indexed file to make access to (lazily) loaded
> parts faster.

+1. With this in place -O and -OO cmdline options would become even less
useful (which is good).

Giampaolo - http://grodola.blogspot.com
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