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

Steven D'Aprano steve at pearwood.info
Tue Jun 25 01:01:15 CEST 2013

On Tue, Jun 25, 2013 at 12:28:09AM +0200, Victor Stinner wrote:
> 2013/6/24 R. David Murray <rdmurray at bitdance.com>:
> > There is one.  -X faulthandler.  I'm sure others would agree about
> > -O, but that long predates -X.
> FYI I didn't chose "-X" because it is specific to CPython, but just
> because it becomes really hard to choose a random letter to add a new
> option... I prefer long options, but Python only supports the long
> option --help.

Is that a policy though? Couldn't Python support long options, or is it 


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