[pypy-dev] Fwd: Work plan for PyPy

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Thu Jun 28 13:51:56 CEST 2007


Hi Anton,

On Thu, Jun 28, 2007 at 10:07:27AM +0400, Anton Korobeynikov wrote:
> 1. Use more or less portable runtime, which will "unify" such calls. For
> example, one can use APR (HLVM, in fact, will use it)
> 
> 2. Delegate stubs resolution to specialised version of lli. I think,
> LLVM's itself OS abstraction library (libSystem) can be partly used.

Unless I'm missing something, it seems that neither of these approaches
would work to call generic C APIs - only the ones that are re-exported
from either the APR or libSystem.  Doesn't sound too attractive from my
point of view.


A bientot,

Armin.



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