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From: Rene Rivera (grafik.list_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-04-16 13:55:51

David Abrahams wrote:
> Tomas Puverle <Tomas.Puverle_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> I hope we can move more of the code to Python soon.
>> Can you please elaborate on what you mean? What code do you want to
>> move to Python? All of bjam? Parts of it?
> Ideally, everything, except possibly the interpreter for user-written
> Jamfiles and a few other low-level components.

Perhaps we need to be more specific about what exceptions are? I'd
certainly to know as the maintainer of Boost.Jam ;-) In particular I was
planning to rewrite the symbol table, i.e. the hash table, to use my
rank tree implementation as a test bed for doing the same thing to
binutils-ld (which still has serious performance problems with C++ debug
symbols). But I won't bother if this is one of the parts that would be
superseded using Python, and just go straight to hacking on the
binutils-ld code instead.

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