[PythonCE] PythonCE on the ARM emulator

Michael Foord mike at pcblokes.com
Fri Dec 16 14:55:00 CET 2005

Thomas Heller wrote:
> Michael Foord <mike at pcblokes.com> writes:
>>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):
>>>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. :-(
> I had the same problem initially.
> First, you need to use InternetExplorer.
> Second, you need to setup a passport account.
> Third, you need to disable any popup blockers, because the page
> does the download via an ActiveX control.

That explains why I got a zero sized response when trying to download it
from Mandrake Linux at work. :-)

I'd already negotiated the passport account part.



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