[IronPython] IronPython and standard Python libraries

John Doty jddoty at gmail.com
Wed May 18 01:36:18 CEST 2005

On 5/17/05, Martin Maly <martmaly at exchange.microsoft.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> After reading Anthony's email on CPython's standard libraries I tried to
> import the libraries using IronPython to see how well IronPython does
> just importing the libraries. Out of 182 modules that I tried to import
> 116 imported successfully (which does not unfortunately mean that they
> would also run correctly) and 66 of the 182 standard Python's library
> modules fail to import. The most frequent recurrent theme of the import
> failures was missing
> built-in modules (struct, exception, errno, ...) or unimplemented
> features. The detailed results are below.
> Running socket.py ...   PASS

This is interesting. Did somebody go and port _socket? If not, how did
you run this test battery? (If so, looks like I wasted my Sunday


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