Porting Perl to Python


Question

I am wondering if there are any tips or tricks to converting perl into python. It would be nice if there was a script like python's 2to3. Or perhaps some compatibility libraries. It doesn't have to be complete, anything to help speed up the process would be helpful.

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4/8/2010 3:01:53 AM

Accepted Answer

Keep a phrasebook handy as you go through the code you want to port.

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4/8/2010 3:59:01 AM

There are so many ways of doing the same thing in Perl that writing any sort of crosscompiler would be... painful at best. Reconstruct (don't just translate) the program manually.


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