Author brett.cannon
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Date 2015-03-28.14:41:41
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The closing of this issue inspired me to think of a better way to do this, and I think providing something in importlib.util that accepted a NodeTransformer as an argument to a function that compiled source files to bytecode files would fill this issue thanks to PEP 488. It would mean that nothing is done dynamically and everything is done offline, but that also means startup costs are gone in regards to bytecode generation and it gets people to actually think about optimizations of Python instead of it just being an afterthought.

importlib.util.compile(path: Union[str, pathlib.Path], transformer: ast.NodeTransformer = None, *, optimization: Union[str, int] = None) -> pathlib.Path
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