[PythonCE] PythonCE on the ARM emulator

Michael Foord mike at pcblokes.com
Fri Dec 16 14:05:05 CET 2005

Thomas Heller wrote:
> Since Luke Dunstan has ported ctypes to windows CE, so I got interested
> in this platform.  I don't have a Windows CE device, but I found the MS
> Device Emulator (1.0, Community Preview):
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/mobility/windowsmobile/downloads/emulatorpreview/default.aspx
> To get started, I installed the emulator and tried to install the
> current CE binaries on it.  The interactive interpreter works as far as
> I can tell, except that I cannot import any extension modules in it.
> When I try this, 'import _winreg' or 'import socket', Python is
> terminated without any indication what was wrong.
> Has anyone with more experience tried to run Python on this 'platform'?

I can't download it. :-(

Shame - I'd like to play with it. I also missed any 'announcement' about
ctypes for PythonCE. Sounds good.


> Thanks,
> Thomas
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