[PythonCE] PythonCE 2.5 on a NEC MobilePro 900c?

Ron Stephens rdsteph at mac.com
Tue Oct 9 04:07:46 CEST 2007

I would like to run Python on my WindowsMobile5 Motorola Q phone but  
I gave up a yearago when I couldn't get it to  load.

Maybe I should try the file you offer the link to?


On Oct 8, 2007, at 7:26 PM, Christopher Fairbairn wrote:

> Hi,
>>> Are there any major hurdles in building a version of PythonCE 2.5  
>>> (and
>>> associated tools) that will run on my MobilePro (Windows CE 4.2)? By
>>> major, I mean more involved than tweaking the build.
> Is there much interest in a build which supports Windows CE devices?
> I recently released an updated version of PythonCE which has better  
> Windows Mobile
> support (for smartphones and newer WM6 devices) -
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php? 
> group_id=104228&package_id=247631
> At one stage I had developed further patches to PythonCE which  
> meant that the
> single executable/cab file would run on basically anything running  
> Windows CE 4.2
> or above without the need for dummy agyshells etc. In my biased  
> opinion this was a
> better approach than using a dummy agyshell.dll because it meant  
> the executable
> could detect it was running in a different environment and tweak  
> the menu layouts
> etc to give a better fit.
> The patches have since been lost due to me loosing access to a raw  
> Windows CE
> powered device to test on.
> I am looking at ways to drum up development support for PythonCE.  
> How many people
> are using PythonCE on a Windows CE device?
> Thanks,
> Christopher Fairbairn
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