[pypy-dev] translate.py failes

holger krekel holger at merlinux.eu
Thu Sep 4 09:54:47 CEST 2008


On Thu, Sep 04, 2008 at 09:43 +0200, Carl Friedrich Bolz wrote:
> Hi Holger,
> 
> 2008/9/4 holger krekel <holger at merlinux.eu>:
> > i think for translate.py you rather need to run py.execnet over
> > CPython or through a translated pypy-c - both of which
> > should work fine.
> >
> > I think you ran it through py.py which means starting
> > a PyPy interpreter on top of CPython.  Then running
> > py.execnet.PopenGateway() would need to create another
> > process that also runs through py.py - would be very
> > slow - not sure it's worth trying to make it work.
> >
> > So i suggest you continue your experiments with
> > plain CPython or the translated pypy-c.
> 
> Well, suggesting to use pypy-c isn't really helpful, since his
> original problem was that PyPy doesn't translate :-).

good point - actually i just wanted to make the point that the
translation tool chain (and py.execnet) should 
work fine on top of pypy-c, even if py.py fails. 

FWIW, I didn't see the other answers before 
i posted - using mutt over a high latency line
i no fun, btw. 
holger



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