[pypy-dev] PyPy cleanups

Alexandre Fayolle alexandre.fayolle at logilab.fr
Thu Aug 23 11:18:50 CEST 2007

On Wed, Aug 22, 2007 at 08:49:12PM +0200, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
> Hello,
> This is the list of possibly orphaned parts of pypy.
> We should consider each item here and think in detail
> what to do with them. They're mostly broken or not
> actively maintained. If nobody shows an interest
> to maintain them, deleting would be the best solution
> to avoid clutter. Also they pose a maintenance burden
> when we proceed with the needed large refactorings.
> Maybe it is also a solution to lazily delete them as
> they are broken by refactoring if nobody steps up.
> Of course deleted things can easily be brought back from
> svn history, if there is renewed interest. So the above
> may sound scarier than it is.
> * llvm backend - we need a maintainer for that
>   * pyrex backend (llvm depends on it tough)
> * js interpreter - needs a lot of work, before
>                    we might have usecases for that.
> * common lisp backend
> * squeak backend
> * ext compiler - would need a large rewrite from rctypes to rffi
> * rctypes (both) - delete as soon as they would not be needed
> * logic objspace, including constraint libraries

Please add aop.py and dbc.py (from pypy/lib) to that list. 

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