[Python-Dev] Idea: reduce GC threshold in development mode (-X dev)

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Mon Jun 18 16:35:19 EDT 2018

On 06/08/2018 12:48 AM, Victor Stinner wrote:
> Question: Do you think that bugs spotted by a GC collection are common
> enough to change the GC thresholds in development mode (new -X dev
> flag of Python 3.7)?

I'd prefer that the development / debug environment be as much like 
production use as possible, so that surprises crop up during development 
rather than after deployment.  Additional monitoring is fine, but I 
think changing behavior is a no-no.


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