[Python-ideas] python on mobile

Russell Keith-Magee russell at keith-magee.com
Wed Dec 31 04:14:28 CET 2014

On Wed, Dec 31, 2014 at 4:10 AM, Frank, Matthew I <matthew.i.frank at intel.com
> wrote:
> For Android I've been focusing on submitting patches to CPython 3.4/3.5
> for things that can be
> argued to be "just cross-compilation bugs" in the Cpython source.
> For example:
> http://bugs.python.org/issue21668 just fixes a missing -lm flag during
> compilation (that doesn't
> matter on Linux/MacOS/Windows, but is technically required, and causes
> problems with the
> Android dynamic loader if it is missing).
> http://bugs.python.org/issue20306 just takes care of the fact that
> pw_gecos isn't actually required
> by Posix.

Thanks for the heads up - I'll keep an eye on those tickets.

And, if you're interested in collaborating on getting the rest of the
compilation steps working on Android, let me know.

Russ Magee %-)
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