Commit 27986fbc authored by Armin Rigo's avatar Armin Rigo

Add a FAQ entry

parent 2a82935f
...@@ -154,6 +154,17 @@ one. It would in fact push forward *more* GIL-ish behavior, like ...@@ -154,6 +154,17 @@ one. It would in fact push forward *more* GIL-ish behavior, like
declaring that some sections of the code should run without releasing declaring that some sections of the code should run without releasing
the GIL in the middle (these are called *atomic sections* in STM). the GIL in the middle (these are called *atomic sections* in STM).
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Is PyPy more clever than CPython about Tail Calls?
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No. PyPy follows the Python language design, including the built-in
debugger features. `This prevents tail calls.`__ Neither the JIT
nor Stackless__ change anything to that.
.. __: http://neopythonic.blogspot.com.au/2009/04/final-words-on-tail-calls.html
.. __: stackless.html
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How do I write extension modules for PyPy? How do I write extension modules for PyPy?
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