Re: Announcing CML2, a replacement for the kbuild system

From: Adam Sampson (
Date: Fri May 26 2000 - 13:59:05 EST

On Wed, May 24, 2000 at 06:31:44PM -0400, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > > I can in fact generate C programs to compile and interpret CML -- by
> > > applying to the Python sources.
> > OK - are you saying that Python will generate C sources?
> Yes, that is exactly what I am saying. There is a Python tool called "freeze"
> that takes a Python program and generates equivalent C sources.

How does that cope with stuff like _tkinter which needs to link with an
external library? Stock Python dlopens a "", which is linked
against the Tk libraries; is there some kind of hack which allows the frozen
Python program to attempt to dlopen the Tk libraries at runtime?


Adam Sampson

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