[pypy-dev] bootstrapping issues
hpk at trillke.net
Sun Jan 12 01:41:36 CET 2003
[Robin Becker Sat, Jan 11, 2003 at 09:30:04PM +0000]
> In article <20030111214011.P1568 at prim.han.de>, holger krekel
> <hpk at trillke.net> writes
> >Welcome to the Minimal Python list,
> ..... thanks for this
> >I hope/suggest that even naive sounding questions about Python
> >and its core are welcomed. It certainly helps if more
> >people understand the internals and the involved issues.
> >I reserve the right to ask naive questions, myself :-)
> > holger krekel
> A naive questions; hich platforms are developments first aimed at ie
> gnu/linux win32 etc?
I guess it's going to be win32 & POSIX (MacOSX, and some linux/unix variants).
> Thomas Heller's ctypes module would seem to be a very good start at the
> generic C interface thing. It is pretty easy to use and although I don't
> have a complete grasp on it was a bit easier to use than calldll. I used
> both to do anygui interfaces to native windows api.
I heard good things about it but it is currently a windows only solution,
> Last time I discussed this with him Thomas said he was considering using
> the libffi library to do interfacing. I know that to be fairly portable.
And that is a non-windows and non-mac solution?
Anyway, both are interesting but actually Christian and others can
probably judge better. This is obviously an issue for people knowing
many different platforms.
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