Re: PyPy, is it a 1:1 replacement for CPython?

Discussion in 'Python' started by Alec Taylor, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. Alec Taylor

    Alec Taylor Guest

    ask on PyPy's list

    But yes, it is designed as a 1:1 replacement of CPython

    On Sat, Jul 21, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Simon Cropper
    <> wrote:
    > Hi,
    >
    > Can you use PyPy as a direct replacement for the normal python or is it a
    > specialized compiler that can only work with libraries that are manipulated
    > to operate within its constraints (if it has any).
    >
    > Are there any issues with using PyPy? For example, if programs are created
    > under PyPy are they subtle different from normal code that would make the
    > program incompatible with the normal compiler?
    >
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    Alec Taylor, Jul 21, 2012
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