[pypy-dev] befunge

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Fri Aug 14 15:25:04 CEST 2009

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 6:44 PM, Terrence
Cole<list-sink at trainedmonkeystudios.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-08-11 at 03:16 -0600, Maciej Fijalkowski wrote:
>> Hi.
>> It's really cool that you find pypy as a good platform for writing
>> interpreters, we're definitely
>> happy with that :-) In general, we try to remove stuff from lang
>> rather then put more of it
>> there. So js/smalltalk/befunge interpreters would hopefully soon
>> become projects on
>> its own.
> Thank you for the reply.  I was thinking that the current situation in
> the lang directory would be unmanagable and I was wondering what I was
> missing :-).
> I have not run into any documentation on making the pypy toolchain run
> from an installed location, rather than from the svn checkout dir.
> Since I don't even understand how autopath works yet, I figured that
> getting something more sophisticated working than what everyone else is
> doing in the lang directory would be an adventure better left for later.
> Is there a plan for making pypy installable?  Is it already possible and
> I just haven't looked hard enough?

We should make it installable by say easy_install at some point, but for now you
either need to set PYTHONPATH env variable, or simply add something like:
import sys
sys.path.insert(0, <path to pypy>)
on top of your script.


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