[Python-Dev] buildbot's are needlessly compiling -O0

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Sun Nov 24 17:45:14 CET 2013


On Nov 23, 2013, at 11:13 PM, Gregory P. Smith wrote:

>our buildbots are setup to configure --with-pydebug which also
>unfortunately causes them to compile with -O0... this results in a python
>binary that is excruciatingly slow and makes the entire test suite run take
>a long time.

It would be fine(-ish) to add this for improved buildbot performance, but
please do not change this for default --with-pydebug builds.  When you're
debugging Python, -O0 just makes so much more sense.

-Barry


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