[Stackless] Planning Stackless Lite
hd at authentic-internet.de
Tue Jan 19 21:48:21 CET 2010
Wow. Is this going to replace efforts to "implement stackless in PyPy"?
If those still exist?
Christian Tismer wrote:
> Hit the wrong button...
> The idea is to implement the code for context switching using Psyco's
> technology and by patching Python at runtime. Patching the Python
> source is no longer necessary. Instead, certain important locations in
> the interpreter will be analysed at runtime. Stackless will have
> descriptions of these places that allow to generate code to unwrap and
> restorr the stack and to jump to these locations.
> The approach is not easy, since it involves partial disassembling of
> machine code. Also it is more platform dependant than ever. But it is
> the most versatile solution I can come up with.
> The Stackless module which is hard-wired into Stackless will become a
> plain Python module that can take full advantage of Psyco.
> That's just a short brain-dump. I' happy to get your thoughts. Ciao -
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 19.01.2010, at 19:29, Christian Tismer <tismer at stackless.com> wrote:
>> I have a new concept in mind that might replace Stackless as it is
>> known. Just a quock note, as I am away from my machine.
>> The plan is to get a Stackless without any restrictions, as a plain
>> extension module, and with full Psyco support.
>> Sounds like an April joke? No, I'm just leveling up on craziness. ;-)
>> Sent from my iPhone
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