compiler with python

Steven Howe howe.steven at gmail.com
Sat Mar 6 22:13:19 CET 2010


Is it possible he's talking about a 'quad core'? as in a CPU? In that 
case I think he wants
to optimize a python program for a multiprocessor core with four processors.

sph


On 03/06/2010 07:56 AM, Dave Angel wrote:
> mohamed issolah wrote:
>>
>> 2010/3/6 Dave Angel <davea at ieee.org>
>>
>>> mohamed issolah wrote:
>>>
>>>> hey,
>>>>
>>>> How can I construct a compiler with python just for informatiom ., 
>>>> I have
>>>> habit to construct it with C language,
>>>>
>>>> sorry for my english ;-)
>>>>
>>>>
>>> You need to tell us what you're really trying to do, what tools you're
>>> willing to use, and probably why you want it.  And if you're not 
>>> sure about
>>> your English, keep the sentence structure straightforward.
>>>
>>> Let me make a couple of wild guesses:
>>>
>>
>>
>>> You want to design and build a compiler that takes xml information 
>>> as its
>>> source code, and compiles those xml files into Intel x86 machine 
>>> code.  The
>>> compiler and the resulting executable needs to run on an x86 Linux 
>>> machine.
>>>  Your previous experience was in doing this sort of thing in C, but 
>>> you want
>>> to try it with Python instead.  You want to do it without using the 
>>> lxml
>>> libraries.
>>>
>>> You want to build a python compiler, that takes python source code and
>>> produces Java byte code files.  You'd like to do this in C, but 
>>> don't want
>>> to use any of the available existing CPython or Jython source code.  
>>> Your
>>> goal is not to make a commercially viable product, but to learn as 
>>> much as
>>> possible in the process.
>>>
>>>
>>> DaveA
>>>
>>
>> hey,
>>
>> I want to create a compiler which transform a code like pascal code 
>> (that
>> what I do in C) to "quad"
>> In C, I use BISON and FLEX tools.
>>
>>
> I've forwarded your message to the list, and fixed your top-posting by 
> moving your response to the bottom.  I don't have a clue what "quad" 
> is, unless it's a synonym for Forth.
>
> You haven't specified the OS you'll be using to run the compiler, nor 
> the one you're targeting, so some of these choices may not be useful.  
> For example, the first one is Linux only.
>
> http://www.freenet.org.nz/python/pybison/
>     PyBison - Python binding for Bison/Flex
>
> http://freshmeat.net/projects/yeanpypa/
> http://www.slash-me.net/dev/snippets/yeanpypa/documentation.html
>
> http://www.python.org/community/sigs/retired/parser-sig/towards-standard/
>
> Or you could go here, which has links to (most of) these and others.
> http://wiki.python.org/moin/LanguageParsing
>
> DaveA



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