py2c - an open source Python to C/C++ is looking for developers

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Tue Jul 31 07:23:54 CEST 2012


alex23, 31.07.2012 02:16:
> On Jul 31, 2:42 am, MaxTheMouse wrote:
>> What is the difference between this and Shedskin? Shedskin being a
>> (restricted) python-to-C++ compiler. (http://code.google.com/p/
>> shedskin/) Is the goal to be able to handle any python code or a
>> subset?
> 
> There's also Nuitka, which is an unrestricted compiler, I believe:
> http://nuitka.net/pages/overview.html

Not to forget Cython, which is the only Python-to-C compiler that is in
widespread use.


> Is this a completely independent project, or are there plans to
> leverage off of PyPy's toolchain, for example?

>From a look at the source code, it seems hard to bring it together with
anything. It looks very monolithic.

Stefan





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