[issue9203] Use computed gotos by default

Marc-Andre Lemburg report at bugs.python.org
Fri Jul 9 10:44:53 CEST 2010


Marc-Andre Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> added the comment:

Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> 
> Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:
> 
>> No, but we do need to make sure that the casual user does not
>> run into such issues by using the default compiler on a typical
>> Unix system with Python default settings.
> 
> I think there is no risk here. The casual Python user on an AMD64 system
> where gcc is the default compiler will use the Python installation that
> comes with the operating system.

I'd be fine with enabling the switch on those platforms as well,
if we could get feedback from someone testing the behavior of gcc
on an AMD platform running Ubuntu 10.4.

If the problem is really only with the code snippet listed in the
bug report, there shouldn't be a problem and we can go ahead with
enabling computed gotos on that platform/compiler combination as well.

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