cliechti at gmx.net
Thu Jun 13 20:36:28 CEST 2002
"Stuart" <stuart at stu.org.uk> wrote in
news:aeaajv$5db01$1 at ID-17980.news.dfncis.de:
> Is Python practical for embedded systems? I am working on a project
> at the moment that uses a GSM/GPRS modem and a GPS receiver. I have
> prototyped the whole thing in Visual Basic, and now I need to port it
> over to a suitable processor (possibly on a 68000 device using Linux).
python need some resources as its interpreted but there is a posrt for the
palm (http://sourceforge.net/projects/pippy). as you have linux there
shouldn't be a real problem. download the sources and try to compile it fo
your target system.
> I don't really want to get into C for this project, and was wondering
> if Python was suitable? Are memory requirements an issue?
i don't know any precise numbers, depending on project maybe starting at
100k RAM and 200k ROM? (pippy uses 137k in ROM)
Chris <cliechti at gmx.net>
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