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    • CommentAuthorlaups
    • CommentTimeJul 18th 2016
     
    Is it possible to use the python module in an external python interpreter? The module pya seems to be compiled into klayout itself as I cannot find it within the installed files on windows.
    • CommentAuthorMatthias
    • CommentTimeJul 18th 2016
     

    Hi,

    KLayout utilizes Python as a built-in engine, not vice versa. Taking out the core features into an external library is possible technically, but that will require a license switch from GPL to LGPL. I don't have the resources for this step - specifically the deployment responsibilities that come with it.

    Regards,

    Matthias

    • CommentAuthorlaups
    • CommentTimeJul 22nd 2016
     
    Thank you for the response. There are some other ways of manipulating GDS files from python, they just didn't seem as mature or well documented as Klayout.