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pycompilation is a package for meta programming. It aims to support

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pycompilation bundles python convenience classes and functions for performing compilation and linking on the fly from python. Developed to simplify working with code-generation, compilation and import (meta-programming) from Python.


Example using pip (modify to your own needs):

$ python3 -m pip install --user pycompilation


Look at examples/* which show how pycompilation can be used.

You may also look at other projects which uses pycompilation:


You find the latest documentation at


For the examples to work you need:

  • Cython

  • A C compiler (e.g. gcc)

  • A C++ compiler (e.g. g++)

  • A Fortran complier (e.g. gfortran)

  • appdirs (python module)


Open Source. Released under the very permissive simplified (2-clause) BSD license. See LICENSE for further details.


  • Windows support

  • PGI compilers

  • Better Intel MKL linkline help (cf. “Intel® Math Kernel Library Link Line Advisor”)

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