calling perl modules from python

David Bear david.bear at
Thu May 11 22:51:27 CEST 2006

I have a hash function written by another organization that I need to use.
It is implemented in perl. I've been attempting to decode what they are
doing in their hash  function and it is taking way too long. I've
identified two functions in a perl module that I would like to 'call' from
a python program. I found the following:

and wondered if anyone had any comments. This thing implements a perl
interpreter inside python. That seems like overkill to me.

I wonder what wisdom this group can offer.

David Bear
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