[Numpy-discussion] Cross-Compiling Numpy for NAO

David Cournapeau cournape at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 13:29:57 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 6:16 PM, Carlos Neves <clusher2 at yahoo.com.br> wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> I am a robotics student and I have used numpy to develop a controller for a
> humanoid robot. Now I am trying to implement the same controller to a
> different robot, NAO - http://www.aldebaran-robotics.com/
> This robot has a Linux based OS with Python 2.6.4. Since the goal is to
> implement the controller with the least changes possible and make sure the
> robot remains autonomous, it would be great to install numpy in it. The
> problem is that it is not possible to build numpy in the system and I was
> adviced to use the cross-compilation toolchain provided by Aldebaran.
> However, all their tutorials assume I can build the libraries I need with
> cmake, which isn't the case.
> So, is it possible to cross-compile numpy, given a cross-toolchain, with not
> much effort?

I don't know about aldebaran, but cross compiling numpy will be a challenge.



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