[pypy-dev] alias for --allopts?

holger krekel holger at merlinux.de
Mon Jul 14 17:46:04 CEST 2008


Hi Armin, 

On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 17:32 +0200, Armin Rigo wrote:
> 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.

sounds fine to me.  i guess that we'd just drop "--faassen" then. 

holger

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