[Python-Dev] Silly little benchmark

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Tue, 10 Jul 2001 19:41:56 -0400

> One thing that occurs to me as I rebuild 1.6 is that it would be real nice
> to be able to query the interpreter for the compilation flags at runtime so
> I could be more certain I was comparing apples and apples.  In my case, the
> last time I built 1.6 was June 2000, so I have no idea what my compilation
> flags were.  I can tell by the startup message that it was compiled with gcc
> 2.95.3, but not what optimization flags were used.

If you did a full "make install" then and the results are still
around, look in <prefix>/lib/python1.6/config/Makefile .

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)