On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:05 AM, Skip Montanaro <s...@pobox.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:55 AM, Mark Lawrence <breamore...@yahoo.co.uk> 
> wrote:
>> Expectations don't count, measure it :)
> It's no contest. I have measured it (ages ago). The logging module
> does so many things that it's impossible for it to ever be as fast as
> a simple print statement. Look at the code in LogRecord.__init__. Then
> note the doc string:
> ... LogRecord instances are created every time something is logged. ...

While I'm not disputing your measurement, doesn't the logging module
delegate the actual I/O to a separate thread?  That's got to count for
something, compared to a raw print that has to wait for the I/O to

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