[pypy-dev] System calls in Java

Niko Matsakis niko at alum.mit.edu
Mon Dec 3 19:10:37 CET 2007


> there's been some discussion on Jython lists and some experimenting  
> by JRuby
> people to use JNA (https://jna.dev.java.net/ ) which is a sort of  
> ctypes for java,
> for this sort of purposes.

This is perfect!  I just tried it out and it worked very well.

>> For things like the socket module I guess it would make more sense  
>> to use some high-level java api that is more readily available.
>>
>>
> yes, also there's been lot of recent work in Jython to use java.nio  
> to get select etc
> functionality in Jython. Is probably worth to look at it.

Definitely it makes sense where possible to use higher-level Java APIs.


Niko




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