[pypy-dev] iron python was released

Martijn Faassen faassen at infrae.com
Mon Aug 2 14:04:25 CEST 2004


holger krekel wrote:
> Hi pypy-dev, 
> 
> just in case you missed it (i know i did so far), IronPython
> has been released: http://www.ironpython.com/ on 28th of
> July.  It is an (incomplete)  port of Python to the Common
> Lanuage Runtime (CLR) of Microsoft's .NET.  And the author, Jim
> Hugunin, will begin to work for Microsoft on 2nd of August
> (read more about it on the web site above). 
> 
> If anyone has tried it out already feel free to share your
> impressions. So far, I only skimmed the source code (c#) a 
> bit because it doesn't seem to be easily runnable on linux. 

I got it to run fairly easily on friday:

apt-get install mono

mono bin/IronPythonConsole.exe

or:

mono bin/IronPythonConsole.exe <some code>

The CLR is cool that way. :)

Regards,

Martijn



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