[pypy-dev] translation with --stackless option

Hervé Coatanhay herve.coatanhay at gmail.com
Sun Mar 13 04:30:34 CET 2011

On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 9:26 PM, Maciej Fijalkowski <fijall at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 9:11 PM, Hervé Coatanhay
> <herve.coatanhay at gmail.com> wrote:
>> After a clone of the repository, whereas i can do the following translation
>> with just some warnings:
>> python translate.py --opt=jit targetpypystandalone.py
>> I got an exception with that one:
>> python translate.py --stackless targetpypystandalone.py
>> As the --stackless option is not detailed in documentation maybe I should
>> had something along with it ?
>> I tried this on both Mac OS X and a CentOS Linux box, the attach file
>> contains the traceback of the translation.
>> Any idea on what i am doing wrong ?
> It's broken.
> We should fix it some time, preferably soon. That said, there is a
> feature missing which is stackless working with JIT. We're not
> actively working on it but this is something that would be a useful
> contribution to the project and not too much work. But yes, we should
> fix the failure first,.
Thanks for the answer.
I guess I'll have to wait a bit before giving a try at pypy as a
stackless implementation.

Maybe while waiting, I should look at documentation about JIT anyway.
Hervé Coatanhay

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