On Aug 30, 2008, at 2:03 AM, Dieter Maurer wrote:
> Tres Seaver wrote at 2008-8-28 15:22 -0400:
>> I don't think zipped eggs are a win in any real scenario, except
>> possibly the goofy file-count-limited GAE. I would strongly prefer
>> you revert this one change (you can override it in your own
> We have observed a drastic speedup (on both Windows and Linux)
> in import time (about 30 %) when we have put our complete
> (large) application (consisting among others of Zope 2, CMF,
> in a (single) zip file.
> However, I am not sure whether our observations for a single
> large zip (in fact, we use two: one for our application, the other
> for Python's
> runtime library) is valid for the case of many small zipped eggs.
In fact, for a small application that I wanted to be able to run as a
CGI, zipping several non-large eggs (such as zope.publisher, for
example) made imports slower. It was faster to use unzipped eggs.
This was on Linux.
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