[pypy-dev] Runtime module loading

Armin Rigo arigo at tunes.org
Sat Mar 26 11:50:36 CET 2011


Hi Timothy,

On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Timothy Baldridge <tbaldridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a program written in RPython. Is there a built-in way to import
> other RPython modules at runtime?

No, and that's not obviously fixed; for example, the GC relies on
having a table of all the RPython types in the program.  In order to
load dynamically new RPython extension modules, we would need to do
something about that.  Nothing unsolvable, but there are quite a few
such places around.


A bientôt,

Armin.



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