python compiler??

Michael P. Soulier michael.soulier at
Sun Nov 5 21:28:50 CET 2000

In article <8u2f1i$505$1 at>, Terry Reedy wrote:
>No: there have been efforts to translate Python to C for compilation to
>native machine code but they have not yet been successful, that I know of,
>for reasons discussed in many previous postings.

    I thought that the frozen module was a C backend. Granted, it's not native
code, it links the interpreter in, but you can still compile it.


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