[Python-Dev] Use of Cython
solipsis at pitrou.net
Wed Aug 8 07:30:32 EDT 2018
On Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:44:50 +0200
Matěj Cepl <mcepl at cepl.eu> wrote:
> On 2018-08-06, 15:13 GMT, Stefan Behnel wrote:
> > Not sure I understand this correctly, but I think we're on the
> > same page here: writing test code in C is cumbersome, writing
> > test code in a mix of C and Python across different files is
> > aweful. And making it difficult to write or even just review
> > test code simply means that people will either waste their
> > precious contribution time on it, or try to get around it.
> I was thinking about the same when porting M2Crypto to py3k
> (M2Crypto is currently swig-based mix of C-code and Python). Is
> it even possible to make a mix of Cython, swig-based C, and
> Python? In the end I rather stayed with plain C, because the
> combination seems unimaginably awful.
I'm not sure why anyone would want to use swig nowadays.
> (Also, is Cython the best of all of them? What about cffi or
This sounds like comparing apples to oranges.
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