[pypy-dev] The JVM backend and Jython

fwierzbicki at gmail.com fwierzbicki at gmail.com
Thu Mar 31 00:35:42 CEST 2011


On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 11:11 AM, Antonio Cuni <anto.cuni at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30/03/11 19:37, fwierzbicki at gmail.com wrote:
>
>> My thoughts here are taking a very primitive step - that is run the
>> JVM translation and look at the generated Java - then see what needs
>> to be modified so that I could use the generated Java parser from
>> Jython. At this stage I would be using PyPy exactly the way I use
>> ANTLR now - as a parser generator. There wouldn't be any need at all
>> for calling into Java code (as far as I can think of).
>
> yes, I think it makes sense.
> Actually, as Leonardo says we don't generate java code but assembler which is
> converted to .class by jasmin. However, it should not change anything.
Assember/.class files shouldn't be a problem.

>> I think if we
>> Jython developers get some experience with PyPY - we might be able to
>> help with the task of calling into Java from PyPy - since we know a
>> bit about that :)
>
> that would be extremely cool :-)
>
> Ok, so if Ademan tells me that he's not going to work on the ootype-virtualref
> branch, I'll try to finish the work so you can start playing with it.
Great thanks!

-Frank



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