[Python-checkins] [Python-Dev] cpython (3.3): Add -b and -X options to python man page.

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Mon Jun 24 22:43:45 CEST 2013


2013/6/24 Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 6:14 PM, R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com> wrote:
>> On Sun, 23 Jun 2013 17:40:13 +0200, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:36 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>>> > On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 11:20 PM, senthil.kumaran
>>> > <python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>>> >>  .TP
>>> >> +.BI "\-X " option
>>> >> +Set implementation specific option.
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > Should probably be "Set the implementation-specific option."
>>>
>>> Is there anyone respecting this notation? (I know pypy does not, it
>>> uses --jit and stuff)
>>
>> CPython does.  We introduced it for ourselves, it is up to other
>> implementations whether or not to use it, or use something else.
>>
>> --David
>
> you mean "CPython does not have any implementation-specific options"?
> I would claim -O behavior should be implementation-specific since it's
> nonsense in the optimizations sense, but other than that, it does not
> seem that there is any -X options?

I wouldn't object to making that -Xno-docstrings or such, but the ship
sailed long ago on -O.


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Regards,
Benjamin


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