[Python-Dev] support of the android platform
rymg19 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 22:07:32 EDT 2016
Oh wow, has a year passed already? I don't have access to an Android device
suitable for development, and Cyd seems to have disappeared, which is why
the issue ended up abandoned. I'd be happy to try to help with the new
effort if possible!
[ERROR]: Your autotools build scripts are 200 lines longer than your
program. Something’s wrong.
On Apr 25, 2016 3:24 PM, "Xavier de Gaye" <xdegaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/25/2016 04:36 PM, Eric Snow wrote:
> > On Sun, Apr 24, 2016 at 1:20 AM, Xavier de Gaye <xdegaye at gmail.com>
> >> 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 , the cpython test suite runs on
> >> android x86 and armv7 emulators with only few errors. Those errors
> >> listed with their corresponding error messages, this may give a raw
> idea of
> >> the effort needed to support this platform.
> > How does this relate to http://bugs.python.org/issue23496?
> The patches in issue 23496 address the native compilation of Android 4.4.2
> an android device using a port of gcc on this device. Some of these
> are not needed anymore on Android 5.0 and it seems that the kbox_fix.patch
> needed because the KBOX application is used to build python in issue 23496.
> The existing issues that are relevant to the android platform are, I think:
> issue #26723: Add an option to skip _decimal module
> issue #22747: Interpreter fails in initialize on systems where
> HAVE_LANGINFO_H is undefined
> issue #16353: add function to os module for getting path to default
> issue #20306: Lack of pw_gecos field in Android's struct passwd causes
> cross-compilation for the pwd module to fail
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