Intersesting Questions involving extending and embedding
fredrik at pythonware.com
Fri Mar 2 08:40:16 CET 2001
> A complied C module is much faster than a Py or PYC and when you are
> dealing with complex graphics code you need all the speed you can get,
> but I guess you cannot help me here.
I don't think anyone can help someone who wants to compile
Python source code with a C compiler, without translating the
code in any way.
But I'll make one last attempt:
- If you have Python source code (as you said in your first post),
Ship it as a PYC file, or convert it to a C module using python2c
or freeze-style techniques.
- If you're writing C or C++ code, you're *extending* Python.
Read the docs again, and look as the samples shipped with the
source distribution. There's some 80 extension modules in the
Modules directory, so there should be plenty of inspiration.
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