[IronPython] Compiling with Pyc for Silverlight

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Mon Apr 20 17:22:54 CEST 2009


Dino Viehland wrote:
> In theory there's just 1 IL re-write that's required for this to work.  And that should be replacing the references to mscorlib/IronPython to point at the Silverlight versions.  There's no way to directly have the written binaries target Silverlight because Reflection Emit has no cross-compilation support :(.
>   

So I need to rewrite the IL after Pyc has generated it. OK - if I need 
help with that I'll come back.

> Do you know what's happening when trying to import packages?  
>   

I still need to try it myself.

All the best,

Michael
>   
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:users-
>> bounces at lists.ironpython.com] On Behalf Of Michael Foord
>> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 3:34 AM
>> To: Discussion of IronPython
>> Subject: [IronPython] Compiling with Pyc for Silverlight
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>> Hello guys,
>>
>> I'd like to modify Pyc to work with Silverlight. I tried it with simple
>> modules and it works straightforwardly - but I have a report that it
>> doesn't work with packages.
>>
>> I'll try it - but if anyone has any idea of how to modify the bytecode
>> generation to target the CoreCLR it would be appreciated. As far as I
>> can tell from looking at the source it isn't adding any direct
>> references to the desktop assemblies. Any clues as to what changes I
>> should make? (Other than running from Silverlight and serializing the
>> generated assemblies from memory to base64 which I would prefer to
>> avoid...).
>>
>> Michael
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