Python C extension providing... Python's own API?

Adam Atlas adam at atlas.st
Mon Mar 26 21:21:32 CEST 2007


Does anyone know if it would be possible to create a CPython extension
-- or use the ctypes module -- to access Python's own embedding API
(http://docs.python.org/api/initialization.html &c.)? Could a Python
program itself create a sub-interpreter, and work with it with all the
privileges and capabilities that an actual C program would have?

I realize that this may be a bit too... mystical? ... for a lot of
people's tastes, but I'm just curious if it's possible. :)




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