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On Mar 7, 2019, at 10:46, Ionel Cristian Mărieș <report@bugs.python.org> wrote:
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> There's a simple `if 'COVSOMETHING' in os.environ` check to activate it.
> That can't cost a significant amount of time. This is rather another bad
> actor argument.

You’re overlooking the significant cost of loading the module that does the check in the first place.
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