Author barry
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Date 2012-02-17.14:56:33
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On Feb 17, 2012, at 01:36 PM, Antoine Pitrou wrote:

>Stating module files of the form "xxxmodule.so" consumes all 1/3 of stat
>calls at startup. Looking at the site-packages folders on my machine, both
>for 2.7 and 3.2, reveals no C extension that follows such naming.
>
>This patch deprecates such module namings, so that they can be removed in a
>later version.

+1

In Debian/Ubuntu I have seen some third party extensions (not built with
distutils) that still use this naming convention in their Python 3 extension
module, but it's usually pretty easy to rename them to PEP 3149 style names in
the platform build scripts.  I think it's a great idea to eventually get rid
of the untagged names altogether, and saving some stat calls is added benefit.
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