[Python-Dev] No longer enable Py_TRACE_REFS by default in debug build

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Apr 10 17:06:28 EDT 2019

On 4/10/2019 2:45 PM, Steve Dower wrote:

> It's debug mode, and so you should expect less efficient memory and CPU 
> usage.

On my Windows machine, 'python -m test  -ugui'  takes about twice as long.

> That's why we have two modes - so that it's easier to debug issues.

Terry Jan Reedy

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