[Stackless] PEP 3146: Merging Unladen Swallow into Python
tismer at stackless.com
Fri Mar 12 22:19:12 CET 2010
On 2/21/10 7:32 PM, Richard Tew wrote:
> My Google Alert picked up an interesting reference to Stackless this
> morning. It relates to how if the Unladen Swallow merge into Python
> goes ahead, how Stackless might need to change (with us doing the
> -- >8 -- 8< --
> Invasive forks of CPython such as Stackless Python  are more
> challenging to support. Since Stackless is highly unlikely to be
> merged into CPython  and an increased maintenance burden is part
> and parcel of any fork, we consider compatibility with Stackless to be
> relatively low-priority. JIT-compiled stack frames use the C stack, so
> Stackless should be able to treat them the same as it treats calls
> through extension modules. If that turns out to be unacceptable,
> Stackless could either remove the JIT compiler or improve JIT code
> generation to better support heap-based stack frames , .
I am still at designing Stackless Lite. That should work with Unladen.
Although I think there will not be much porting effort necessary.
Besides that, Stackless is going Psyco, which got higher priority
meanwhile. More on that next week, when I have official infos.
Under that new move, X86 users will most probably stick with the
cheers - chris
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