How to port a python package to a embedded system

Chris Angelico rosuav at
Tue Apr 25 13:58:20 EDT 2017

On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 3:15 AM, Michael Torrie <torriem at> wrote:
> If chenchao installed Python from a distro package (always recommended)
> then that link is exactly what he needs to do.  In fact it would be a
> good idea to install numpy from the repositories using apt-get also, if
> it's there.
> If he installed python from source (sounds like he did, since he
> "x-compiled" it), he should already have pip as it's a standard part of
> python since 2.7.9.  If pip isn't in the path, he can try:
> python -m pip install numpy
> and see what happens. Alternatively he can download this:
> and then run it with:
> python

My suspicion here is that it's not pip's issue - numpy has some fairly
serious dependencies.


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