[pypy-dev] Re: [pypy-svn] r13328 - pypy/dist/pypy/translator/test

Ben.Young at risk.sungard.com Ben.Young at risk.sungard.com
Tue Jun 14 11:47:18 CEST 2005


Hi Armin,

Thanks for the explanation.

Cheers,
Ben

pypy-dev-bounces at codespeak.net wrote on 14/06/2005 10:34:04:

> Hi Ben,
> 
> On Mon, Jun 13, 2005 at 02:34:47PM +0100, Ben.Young at risk.sungard.com 
wrote:
> > Is it ever the case where the translator doesn't know which annotation 

> > steps/optimization steps are needed? I.e could this not just be done 
so 
> > that the translator entry point does all the work setting up what is 
> > needed? There could be some common code for processing shared options 
but 
> > is a dependancy manager really needed?
> 
> I was more referring to the class Translator instead of the command-line
> front-end.  This class has a number of methods to invoke and inspect the
> various phases.  Various tests want to test various phases, so it's not
> always the case that we are just interested in getting compiled code and
> letting the corresponding back-end figure out what it needs.  Moreover
> intermediate phases like annotation actually require some input
> (the argument types), so they can't just be run automatically.  (In this
> case the depencendy manager would complain if the phase hasn't been 
run.)
> 
> 
> A bientot,
> 
> Armin
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