[pypy-dev] alias for --allopts?

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Mon Jul 14 17:32:06 CEST 2008

Hi Holger,

On Sun, Jul 13, 2008 at 11:41:18PM +0200, holger krekel wrote:
> i like the idea.  But I find mixing in the choice of GC a bit odd. 
> what about defaulting to gc=hybrid and getting rid of 
> the boehm dependency? 

There are several reasons for wanting Boehm, but the main one is that
translation is much faster and takes less memory, which is the whole
point of an option like "--opt=0".

The default value for --opt should probably be 2, so that by default we
would get a good and Boehm-independent result.

A bientot,


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