[pypy-dev] Is cpyext dead forever?

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Sat May 18 21:45:36 CEST 2013


On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Matti Picus <matti.picus at gmail.com> wrote:
> cpyext is currently disabled on default. Is there a branch to revive it?
> Or are we expecting cffi to replace all interaction with external c code?
> I'm not sure what will be more painful, getting the world to rewrite all
> modules or supporting cpyext, both seem non-trivial.
> (I'm opening the discussion here since I'm not sure if everyone was heard in
> the discussion on IRC)
> Matti

It's disabled because I broke it. I'll unbreak it some time soon, it's
just that issue is involved. I'm sorry about that, but there was no
goal to deprecate it any time soon.

Cheers,
fijal


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