[Python-Dev] Usage of --with- configure options
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Mon, 2 Oct 2000 09:22:19 -0400 (EDT)
Martin v. Loewis writes:
> I'd conclude that the following options are provided incorrectly in
> Python 2.0: --with-pydebug (should be --enable-pydebug),
> --with(out)-cycle-gc (should be --disable-cycle-gc). Is this something
> that should change?
Yes, if only to make it more consistent with existing practice. A
harder one to change would be --enable-threads, because we've used
that for so long already. Perhaps --enable-threads should be added,
and use that in the README instead of --with-threads.
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at beopen.com>
BeOpen PythonLabs Team Member