Compiling Python

TuxTrax TuxTrax at fortress.tuxnet.net
Thu Jun 6 18:20:19 CEST 2002


On Thu, 06 Jun 2002 00:44:32 +0100, Graham Ashton <graham at effectif.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Jun 2002 11:31:19 +0100, TuxTrax wrote:
> 
>> My question is this; I realize that Python compiles to bytecode
>> automatically as part of the interpreters tokenization run, but is there
>> a way to permanently compile python code outputting to an executable
>> binary?
> 
> Not exactly, in general. Have a look for py2exe, psyco, and pyrex for info
> on some of the things that you can currently do.
> 
> GvR alludes to compilation being of interest in the future in a recent
> interview:
> 
>    http://www.onlamp.com/pub/a/python/2002/06/04/guido.html
> 

Thanks for the information, Graham.

Cheers,

Mathew

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