[Python-Dev] Reserving an arg space for Jython

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri Apr 11 21:52:36 CEST 2008

Frank Wierzbicki wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
>>> Works for me. We should have a patch to CPython that looks for -J and
>>  >  rejects it with "-J is reserved for Jython".
>>  >
>>  Do we want it to be Jython-specific, or should it be available to any
>>  alternative VM? I don't know if the IronPython folks need anything for
>>  .NET, but maybe they would like one?
> -X was suggested on Jython's irc.  I kind of like -J, but -X would
> work for us too.

IronPython has a host of -X:Something command line switches - so 
reserving -X would be helpful.

Michael Foord

> -Frank
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