Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 460334
python -OO not stripping docstrings
Last modified: 2009-07-14 10:12:24 EDT
Description of problem:
python -OO is supposed to generate .pyo files without docstrings, but the files still contain those. This increases significantly the memory usage of big python programs (like OLPC's Sugar).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. compile a module with docstrings like this: 'python -OO /usr/lib/python2.5/py_compile.py <module_with_docstrings.py>'
open the <module_with_docstrings.pyo> generated file and check that it still contains the docstrings
the docstrings are not in the .pyo files
Has been fixed upstream in the following tickets:
Created attachment 315120 [details]
patch from upstream fixes
Created attachment 315125 [details]
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