[pypy-dev] Dynamic compilation via pyrex?

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Mon Mar 14 14:25:58 CET 2005


Grant Olson wrote:

>>We use Pyrex to statically compile dynamically generated
>>source code. The compiled code is then imported into the
>>process that generated the code.  But surely, this still means
>>we are statically compiling things. 
> 
> 
> Let me guess, this doesn't work on Windows yet? ;-)

It doeswork on Windows.
(And I seem to be the only one in the PyPy team
  who runs it on Windows, so I'm responsible)

...

> There is an api in pyasm that you can use to do this.  You don't need to
> just pass in a monolithic string like I did in the example.  That was just
> easier for most people to understand.  There is a little documentation on
> this and it will be expanded in the next release.  I'm also toying with the
> notion of something similar to a main() function that gets executed
> automatically at runtime instead of forcing you to bind to function names
> and calling the functions.

I will take a closer look at pyasm very soon!

cheers - chris
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