An idea.

Christopher T King squirrel at WPI.EDU
Tue Jul 27 17:45:15 CEST 2004


On Tue, 27 Jul 2004, Leif K-Brooks wrote:

> But if it was capable of compiling any C extension module, it would have 
> to be a full-fledged (large!) C compiler.

Not if it eschews most/all optimizations, obscure GCC/MSVC extensions, 
full-blown assembler/linker, etc.  It's quite possible to make a small C 
compiler (tinycc (http://www.tinycc.org/) comes to mind...).




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