Python Written in C?

mk mrkafk at
Wed Jul 23 14:14:00 CEST 2008

> Actually, all of the compilers I'm familiar with (gcc and a
> handful of cross compilers for various microprocessors)
> translate from high-level languages (e.g. C, C++) into
> assembly, which is then assembled into relocatable object
> files, which are then linked/loaded to produce machine
> language.

Doesn't g++ translate C++ into C and then compile C?

Last I heard, most C++ compilers were doing that.

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