[Stackless] Stackless Portability

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Tue Dec 30 07:59:11 CET 2003

On Dec 29, 2003, at 6:03 PM, Fred Frick wrote:

> Is stackless known to work on any platform other than a Win32 PC? I am 
> interested in determining if stackless is portable beyond the 
> PC specifically to the PS2, Gamecube, and XBox. Linux and Mac 
> portability would be great also but is not as important. I know that 
> standard Python has been ported to the PS2 and Gamecube but I am 
> unsure about stackless. My company is evaluating stackless for use in 
> gaming but we must first determine its viability on these other 
> platforms. Is anyone aware of any "gotchas" that would prevent 
> porting stackless to the afore mentioned platforms?

I know from experience that Stackless works on darwin-ppc (OS X) and 
linux-x86.  I don't see any reason why Stackless wouldn't work on GC 
(especially because stackless is confirmed working on 32bit PowerPC), 
Xbox (because it's not really different than win32), or PS2 (well, I 
don't believe anything in Stackless is particularly platform 
specific).. if it doesn't work out of the box, it should be trivial to 

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