[needs-packaging] pypy

Bug #867507 reported by Sidnei da Silva on 2011-10-04
This bug affects 15 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pypy (Debian)
Fix Released
pypy (Ubuntu)
Stefano Rivera

Bug Description

* Package name : pypy
  Version : 1.6
  Upstream Author : Armin Rigo <email address hidden>
* URL : http://www.pypy.org/
* License : MIT/X
  Programming Lang: Python
  Description : PyPy is a fast, compliant alternative implementation of the Python language.

PyPy is a fast, compliant alternative implementation of the Python language.
It has several advantages and distinct features:
 * Speed: thanks to its Just-in-Time compiler, Python programs often run faster
   on PyPy.
 * Memory usage: large, memory-hungry Python programs might end up taking less
   space than they do in CPython.
 * Compatibility: PyPy is highly compatible with existing python code. It
   supports ctypes and can run popular python libraries like twisted and
 * Sandboxing: PyPy provides the ability to run untrusted code in a fully secure
 * Stackless: PyPy can be configured to run in stackless mode, providing
   micro-threads for massive concurrency.
As well as other features.

A WNPP already exists: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=639315

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in ubuntu:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in debian:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in debian:
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in debian:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Stefano Rivera (stefanor) wrote :
affects: ubuntu → pypy (Ubuntu)
Changed in pypy (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Stefano Rivera (stefanor)
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
affects: debian → pypy (Debian)
Fake Name (lemuix-2) wrote :

Is there any chance you can add a PyPy3 version to this PPA?

Right now, there's no nice way to get system-wide installs of PyPy3 on Ubuntu that I can find.

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