[Stackless] Stackless Portability

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Tue Dec 30 10:22:05 CET 2003

Bob Ippolito <bob at redivi.com> writes:

> 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).

It still has little bits of assembly doesn't it?


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