VM Architecture.

Phlip phlip_cpp at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 11 06:17:20 CEST 2002

Venkatesh Prasad Ranganath wrote:

> Hi,
> I am looking for documentation about Python VM architecture to
> understand how does one compile python code to bytecode and how
> does the vm assimilate it. I need to know this to check if a project is
> feasible. I could find the set of byt code
> instructions in the module index that comes in python documentation.
> However, it uses some variables like co_names and stuff
> which I dould not find the documentation for. May be I have overlooked.
> If somebody knows of any documentation about how the
> Python vm works, in terms of it's guts, can you please give a link to it?

What kind of project could need these specs?

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