cpython / Tools / README

This directory contains a number of Python programs that are useful
while building or extending Python.

buildbot        Batchfiles for running on Windows buildslaves.

ccbench         A Python concurrency benchmark.

framer          Generate boilerplate code for C extension types.

freeze          Create a stand-alone executable from a Python program.

gdb             Python code to be run inside gdb, to make it easier to
                debug Python itself (by David Malcolm).

i18n            Tools for internationalization.
                parses Python source code and generates .pot files,
                and generates a binary message catalog
                from a catalog in text format.

iobench         Benchmark for the new Python I/O system.

msi             Support for packaging Python as an MSI package on Windows.

pybench         Comprehensive Python benchmarking suite.

pynche          A Tkinter-based color editor.

scripts         A number of useful single-file programs, e.g.
                (by Tim Peters), which checks for inconsistent mixing
                of tabs and spaces.

ssl             Currently, a tool to fetch server certificates.

unicode         Tools used to generate unicode database files for
                Python 2.0 (by Fredrik Lundh).

world           Script to take a list of Internet addresses and print
                out where in the world those addresses originate from,
                based on the top-level domain country code found in
                the address.