PyPy, is it a 1:1 replacement for CPython?

Alec Taylor alec.taylor6 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 21 05:52:23 CEST 2012


ask on PyPy's list

But yes, it is designed as a 1:1 replacement of CPython

On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Simon Cropper
<simoncropper at fossworkflowguides.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Can you use PyPy as a direct replacement for the normal python or is it a
> specialized compiler that can only work with libraries that are manipulated
> to operate within its constraints (if it has any).
>
> Are there any issues with using PyPy? For example, if programs are created
> under PyPy are they subtle different from normal code that would make the
> program incompatible with the normal compiler?
>
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