[macports-ports] branch master updated: Add optimizations variant to python{27, 35, 36, 37}

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Mon Jul 16 02:34:58 UTC 2018

On Sun, 15 Jul 2018 at 17:00, Perry E. Metzger <pmetzger at macports.org> wrote:
> I want to be clear about something. In theory, we could turn on
> runtime trace guided optimization for _every_ binary. Python isn't
> particularly special on this. It would also, in my opinion, be a
> horrible mistake -- the benefits are fairly small compared to the
> astonishing build times. There are people for whom this is important,
> but they're not normal users.

Users that build that want shorter build times can turn off
optimizations. Those that use the defaults and use binary packages, do
not have that option.

Remember, as a macports developer, or even contributor, you're in the
minority. The vast majority of people just stay with the defaults.

Eitan Adler

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