compiling to python byte codes
jmlai at uci.edu
Fri Sep 3 01:32:00 CEST 2004
Maurice LING wrote:
> Hi Leif,
> Leif K-Brooks wrote:
>> Maurice LING wrote:
>>> Or is there any documentation or books that is the python equivalent
>>> of "Programming for the Java Virtual Machine" by Joshua Engel?
>> Python's byte code isn't very stable, so you might have to recreate
>> your entire code base with every new Python version. I would suggest
>> generating Python code (not byte code) instead and compiling that.
> So are you suggesting that say I want to write a compiler to compile
> Pascal to Python Virtual Machine, it will be wiser to do source code
> conversion from Pascal to Python?
What about generating an Abstract Syntax Tree (compiler.ast) and using
the compiler module (compiler.pycodegen) to write the bytecode?
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