Python on Tandy Model 102?
mwh at python.net
Wed Jan 30 11:24:34 CET 2002
Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:
> >> then ldd showed me that Perl hides most of its mojo in a shared
> >> library:
> Kragen> Why doesn't Python do that?
> If you submitted a patch to the SF patch manager, I'm sure the PythonLabs
> folks would take a close look at it.
There are several already there...
> Put another way, Python's build process generates a static library
> on Unix systems because it hasn't been important enough to someone
> in the community to implement the shared library version.
On the (N+1) flavours of unix...
I think the debian folks distribute a libpython.so, and occasionally
try to feed the patch upstream, generally to be asked awkward
questions like "does it work on Solaris?".
It might be a reasonable 2.3 goal, though.
93. When someone says "I want a programming language in which I
need only say what I wish done," give him a lollipop.
-- Alan Perlis, http://www.cs.yale.edu/homes/perlis-alan/quotes.html
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