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Using entry_points in your setup.py makes scripts that start really slowly because it imports pkg_resources, which is a horrible thing to do if you want your trivial script to execute more or less instantly. check it out: https://github.com/pypa/setuptools/issues/510

importing fastentrypoints in your setup.py file produces scripts that look like this:

import sys
from package.module import entry_function
sys.exit(entry_function())

This is faster than whatever the heck the normal console scripts do.

Usage

To use fastentrypoints, simply copy fastentrypoints.py into your project folder in the same directory as setup.py, and import fastentrypoints in your setup.py file. This monkey-patches setuptools.command.easy_install.ScriptWriter.get_args() in the background, which, in turn, produces wonderfully simple entry scripts (like the one above) when you install the package.

If you install fastentrypoints as a module, you have the fastep executable, which will copy fastentrypoints.py into the working directory (or into a list of directories you give it as arguments) and append include fastentrypoints.py to the MANIFEST.in file. It is available from PyPI.

You can’t really make it a proper dependency because setuptools has to import it to work, so chicken-egg. right? Luckily, the script is trivial and will not hurt you project much to copy this 40-line file into the folder.

Let me know if there are places where this doesn’t work well. I’ve mostly tested it with console_scripts so far, since I don’t write the other thing.

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