ANN compiler2 : Produce bytecode from Python 2.5 Abstract Syntax Trees

Georg Brandl g.brandl-nospam at
Mon Oct 23 23:00:06 CEST 2006

Michael Spencer wrote:
> Georg Brandl wrote:
>> Michael Spencer wrote:
>>> Announcing: compiler2
>>> ---------------------
>>> For all you bytecode enthusiasts:  'compiler2' is an alternative to the standard 
>>> library 'compiler' package, with several advantages.
>> Is this a rewrite from scratch, or an improved stdlib compiler package?
>> In the latter case, maybe you can contribute some patches to the core.
>> Georg
> Georg
> It started as the latter (i.e., the stdlib compiler package improved) and 
> proceeded via incremental change with the twin goals of generating correct 
> object code and creating a clean compiler architecture (the latter somewhat 
> subjective of course).  I'd be happy in principle to contribute the work, but 
> the sum of the changes amounts to a substantial re-write, so I don't think it 
> can be meaningfully submitted as a patch.

Perhaps you can bring up a discussion on python-dev about your improvements
and how they could be integrated into the standard library...


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