Python embedding question.

Uwe Schmitt rocksportrocker at
Tue Jul 15 12:26:10 CEST 2008

On 15 Jul., 12:14, Thomas Troeger <thomas.troeger.... at>
> Kay Schluehr wrote:
> > On 15 Jul., 11:51, Thomas Troeger <thomas.troeger.... at>
> > wrote:
> >> I've really looked at a lot of places but haven't found a suitable
> >> solutions yet, so I'm asking here in hope that someone has experience
> >> with that topic.
> > Which solutions did you rule out?
> - Python + Qt, because it's definitely overkill for my plans. I only
> need simple graphics and some sound, no widgets. Basically I'm looking
> for something really lightweight that has methods for drawing graphic
> primitives and renders fonts -- no complicated widgets, windows,
> scrollbars and the like. And, for example, the Qt library is a real
> heavyweight with approx. 10 MB for qt-3.3.8 alone.
> - The same holds for cairo/pango, I've written a test program (in C, I
> must say) that has dynamic links to 10 libraries that are all like 250kb
> in size. That's a lot for a small embedded device.
Did you try pygame ? I think it has a small footprint.

Greetings, Uwe

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