How to port a python package to a embedded system

chenchao chenchao at
Tue Apr 25 21:41:30 EDT 2017

Hi, all:

     I have installed the PIP on my arm board now.  But the 'numpy' 
package includes some of C codes. This part of the C code must be 
x-compiled and I don't know how to x-compiled this package. So, is there 
a good idea for this issue?

On 04/25/2017 01:15 PM, Michael Torrie wrote:
> On 04/25/2017 08:07 AM, MRAB wrote:
>> On 2017-04-25 07:28, chenchao wrote:
>>> Hi, all:
>>>        I installed it by 'pip install numpy' or 'python setup.cfg
>>> install'  on my PC, but I do not know how to do this on my arm board.
>>> Because of my arm board does not have tool of pip. could you please tell
>>> me any idea? Thanks!
>> This might help:
>> How to install pip on Ubuntu
> 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

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