Odd delays when cwd is on a network mount
On 11Oct2019 11:06, Tobiah <toby at tobiah.org> wrote:
>On 10/11/19 10:56 AM, Tobiah wrote:
>>I have a directory mounted with sshfs over a 5mb connection.
>>It's quite usable under most circumstances.
>>When I run python from a directory under that mount, imports from
>>directories are quite slow:
>>>>>import my_module ## takes 25 seconds to complete
>$ cd ~
>>>>import my_module ## 25 seconds again
>Without the os.chdir() the import is instantaneous.
Python's default sys.path includes the current working directory.
(Worse: at the front!)
So it is loooking for my_module in the sshfs directory before your
standard places. Thus the slowness.
Personally I consider this a misfeature.
Cameron Simpson <cs at cskk.id.au>