[Python-Dev] support of the android platform

Stefan Krah stefan at bytereef.org
Sun Apr 24 05:50:10 EDT 2016

Xavier de Gaye <xdegaye <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Starting with API level 21 (Android 5.0), the build of python3 with the
> official android toolchains (that is, without resorting to external libraries
> for wide character support) runs correctly.  With the set of patches described
> in the patches/Makefile file at [1], the cpython test suite runs[2] on the
> android x86 and armv7 emulators with only few errors[3].  Those errors are
> listed with their corresponding error messages, this may give a raw idea of
> the effort needed to support this platform.
> Xavier
> [1] https://bitbucket.org/xdegaye/pyona/src
> [2] To reproduce these results, follow the instructions found in INSTALL
>      at https://bitbucket.org/xdegaye/pyona/wiki/install
> [3] https://bitbucket.org/xdegaye/pyona/wiki/testsuite

This looks great, very clean!  As I understand the patches, the locale.h and
langinfo.h problems are solved.  Do you think the following issues on the
Python bug tracker could be closed?


Stefan Krah

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