[PythonCE] How does one build PythonCE?

Luke Dunstan coder_infidel at hotmail.com
Sat Dec 15 07:41:48 CET 2007

From: "Ronald Oussoren" <ronaldoussoren at mac.com>
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2007 7:35 PM
To: <christopher at christec.co.nz>
Cc: <pythonce at python.org>
Subject: Re: [PythonCE] How does one build PythonCE?

> On Thursday, December 13, 2007, at 09:56PM, "Christopher Fairbairn" 
> <christopher at christec.co.nz> wrote:
>>The download of PythonCE source code would have placed the source in a 
>>called "Python-2.5". You need to place the sqlite-ce source code in a 
>>beside this folder (i.e. the main folder has both a Python-2.5 and Sqlite
>>subfolder). The name it should have depends upon the exact version of 
>>sqlite your
>>PythonCE source code has been hardcoded for. For my current branch I need 
>>to place
>>it into a directory called sqlite-source-3.3.5-wince.
>>The exact path can be determined by opening up the SConstruct file. It 
>>should have
>>a line containing a line like the following:
>>sqlite_source = '#../../../sqlite-source-3.3.5-wince'
> Thanks for the tips, that should help me get going with pysqlite support. 
> Am I correct when assuming that I have to use the sqlite version at 
> http://sqlite-wince.sourceforge.net/?  That would explain why I got 
> nowhere before, I had downloaded the stock sqlite distribution.

No. Just get the stock SQLite and apply the patch that is included with 


> Now I just have to find why VSC++2005 wants to link my project with the 
> rtti CRT (which it cannot find), even though I've disabled rtti in my own 
> project and the wxWidgets on. That's not Python specific, so I won't bore 
> you with that.
> Ronald

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