[pypy-svn] r55421 - pypy/dist/pypy/doc

arigo at codespeak.net arigo at codespeak.net
Fri May 30 14:16:13 CEST 2008

Author: arigo
Date: Fri May 30 14:16:12 2008
New Revision: 55421

Write down some typical Debian Linux packages that are known to be
required for a PyPy translation.

Modified: pypy/dist/pypy/doc/getting-started.txt
--- pypy/dist/pypy/doc/getting-started.txt	(original)
+++ pypy/dist/pypy/doc/getting-started.txt	Fri May 30 14:16:12 2008
@@ -580,6 +580,11 @@
     cd pypy/translator/goal
     python translate.py --gc=hybrid --thread targetpypystandalone.py --allworkingmodules --faassen
+Dependencies: this will compile all supported built-in modules, some of
+which have external dependencies.  On a Debian Linux, for example, you
+need to install the following packages: a full C compiler like gcc;
+``python-dev``; ``libffi-dev, libz-dev, libbz2-dev``.
 This whole process will take some time and quite a lot of memory (around
 1GB).  It creates an executable ``pypy-c`` in the current directory.
 The ``--gc=hybrid`` option means that the ``pypy-c`` will use our own

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