Native code compiler for python?
gerhard at bigfoot.de
Fri Jun 7 16:09:16 CEST 2002
* nobody <d2002xx at softhome.net> [2002-06-07 06:50 -0700]:
> Is there any existing native code compiler for python?
<hint>Have you checked groups.google.com?</hint>
> Or Python to C translator? Or someone is doing this?
Yes, several, Pyrex among others. But they only compile a subset of
Is this question just motivated by interest or do you have any problem
with just using the Python interpreter?
Do you only want to have a standalone app without requiring an installed
interpreter? freeze, McMillan's Installer and py2exe are solutions for
The solution for slow Python code is using a better algorithm, and if
this is not possible, writing the innermost loops in C/C++/Fortran/Ada
(even Ocaml is possible, IIRC). Using Pyrex might become a possible
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