Tiny/small/minimalist Python?

Campbell Barton cbarton at metavr.com
Mon Jul 2 06:11:12 CEST 2007

Cameron Laird wrote:
> In article <1183332951.122782.212720 at o11g2000prd.googlegroups.com>,
> rtk  <oneelkruns at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm looking for information on building a tiny/small/minimalist/
>> vanilla python interpreter.  One that implements the core language and
>> a few of the key modules but isn't tied to any specific operating
>> system.
>> I guess I'm asking for the smallest subset of the standard Python
>> source code files that is necessary to get a working interpreter using
>> a plain C compiler.
>> Is this even possible?  If so, has someone done it already?  I've
>> looked on Google and in comp.lang.python but nothing comes up.
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> Tiny Python, PyMite, EmbeddedPython, Diet Python, deeply embedded
> python, ...--I need to write up a page that explains these.

Python binary/exe its self dosnt include much. if you get the full build 
and just remove modules, you can strip a lot out.. scripts that try 
import those files just wont work.

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