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How to change from Python to PyPy to compile ROS Node ?

asked 2016-09-09 04:41:15 -0500

siddian93 gravatar image

I have a package where the nodes are written in python using rospy and other python modules. But lately i realized that PyPy is a better alternative than the default python interpreter.

Basically, i want to change the interpreter such that when I run "rosrun pkg_name node_name", it will run using the PyPy interpreter instead of the Python Interpreter. I am guessing that this might be possible if I make some changes in the CMakeLists.txt file. Any help ?

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answered 2016-12-19 12:13:26 -0500

ahendrix gravatar image

Given that significant parts of the ROS libraries use the cpython API, this would necessitate a significant rewrite to use pypy.

(See http://answers.ros.org/question/66065... )

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answered 2016-12-19 10:21:36 -0500

gre721 gravatar image

I have the same question. Does anyone now if it is possible to speed up python by using pypy with ROS?

Thank you so much!

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