On Feb 19, 2008 12:43 PM, Charlie Groves <charlie.groves@...> wrote:
> There's not much shared between the old and new compilers, so I don't
> think hooking the asmified version of old compiler up to antlr would
> help much in translating newcompiler to Java.
Ah, thanks Charlie, I was on the fence about this part anyway. I'll skip it.
> It sounds like Tobias
> has a significant portion of hooking the newcompiler up to antlr done
> as well, and he's actually going to get some serious time to work on
> this leading up to PyCon. He could speak to that better than I can
I'm actually going to get some face to face time with Tobias and Jim
next week. I think it would still be valuable to get the antlr parser
hooked up in a real Jython (even if it is with the old compiler), so
I'll go ahead with that. It can act as a scaffold for new work I
> I started looking at translating pyasm.py into Java this weekend, and
> it doesn't seem like it'll be too difficult. Since it's all based on
> the asm visitor stuff, it isn't doing much magic that isn't directly
> translatable to Java.
Cool, I'll take a look at that soon.
> I'm starting to get a little swamped at work,
> so I don't think I'll be able to put in any significant time on it
> before PyCon. You're more than welcome to pick up that effort.
> Tobias seemed interested in getting some help there too.
Sounds good, I'll check with Tobias on that.