On May 4, 2018, at 08:10, Ray Donnelly email@example.com wrote:
On Fri, May 4, 2018 at 11:00 AM, Antoine Pitrou firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
On Fri, 04 May 2018 00:21:54 +0000 Ray Donnelly email@example.com wrote:
Anyway, it is obviously safer for us to do what upstream does and I will try to post some benchmarks of static vs shared to the list so we can discuss it.
I have no idea what our default builds do on macOS, I'll let Ned Deily or another mac expert answer (changing the topic in the hope he notices this subthread :-)).
And thanks for doing this. For the benchmarks I think I should build Python 3.6.5 (or would 3.7.0b4 be better?) from pyperformance built each way using the AD scripts and reply here with the results. If I do not get it done today then I hope to get them ready by Monday.
The macOS python interpreters provided by python.org binary installers have always (for a very long time of always) been built as shared, in particular the special macOS framework build configuration. It would be very interesting to do Apple to Apple comparisons of shared vs static builds on macOS. I would look forward to seeing any results you have, Ray, and your methodology. Static builds is on my list of things to look at for 3.8.
-- Ned Deily firstname.lastname@example.org --