Why is CPython 2.5 a dependency for Jython 2.5?

Steven D'Aprano steve+comp.lang.python at pearwood.info
Wed Jul 3 14:48:34 CEST 2013


On Wed, 03 Jul 2013 07:43:46 -0500, Skip Montanaro wrote:

>> Does anyone know why CPython 2.5 is a dependency for Jython 2.5.1+ on
>> Debian squeeze?
> 
> Might Jython use some Python modules/packages unmodified?  Does sys.path
> in Jython refer to the CPython tree?

Apparently not:

>>> sys.path
['', '/usr/lib/site-python', '/usr/share/jython/Lib', '__classpath__', 
'__pyclasspath__/', '/usr/share/jython/Lib/site-packages']




-- 
Steven



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