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Author vlachoudis
Recipients vlachoudis
Date 2011-02-01.14:04:42
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The ConfigParser class in 2.7 is almost >50 times slower than in the 2.6 which for large files it renders it almost unusable. Actually the speed decrease depends on the amount of the stored data

Results from test program:
Python 2.7 (r27:82500, Sep 16 2010, 18:02:00)
on 3.5GHz Fedora14 64bit machine
ConfigParser 166.307140827                
RawConfigParser 0.1887819767 

Python 2.6.4 (r264:75706, Jun  4 2010, 18:20:31)
on 3.0GHz Fedora13 64bit machine
ConfigParser 4.24494099617
RawConfigParser 0.172905921936
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