pyc files in activity startup time (was Re: [sugar] OLPC priorities for Sugar in the August release)

Tomeu Vizoso tomeu at
Sun May 18 05:19:48 EDT 2008

On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 4:37 PM, Jameson Chema Quinn
<jquinn at> wrote:
> One low-hanging fruit for faster activity start is having activity install
> compile .pyc files, with (tiny) extra points if the .pyc gets hints to not
> use jffs2 compression.

Hi Chema,

do you know how much this could improve startup of an activity like Chat?

If you could find time to do some measurements, that would be great.



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