[Python-Dev] Beta version of the new devguide

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Mon Jan 24 12:29:58 CET 2011

On Mon, 24 Jan 2011 20:33:07 +1000
Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 6:22 AM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> >> In "Getting Set Up" it describes how to build a pydebug build. Is that
> >> really necessary for those who plan only to contribute by working on
> >> pure Python code?
> >>
> >
> > Yes, there is actually a laundry list of reasons even people only
> > working on the stdlib should use a pydebug build.
> And one big reason why I don't unless I have a specific need to check
> something with it - it makes the already quite long running time for
> the full test suite take even longer :)

Please try the -j option to regrtest.



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