[maemo-developers] Python 2.4 for Nokia N800 (addendum to last email)

From: Kalle Vahlman kalle.vahlman at gmail.com
Date: Thu Aug 23 19:54:26 EEST 2007
2007/8/23, Manas Mittal <manas.mittal at gmail.com>:
> Hi,
> I am trying to get some software that used to run on the N770 and used
> Python 2.4, PyUSB (and therefore LibUSB) to run on the N800. One approach
> that I considered was to use Python 2.4 for the N800 and then just copy over
> the LibUSB from the 770, and install PyUSB. However, Python 2.4 seems to be
> unavailable for the N800. In case anyone knows where I could get it, please
> share the info.
> Otherwise, what would be the best approach ? Should I try to compile Python
> 2.4 on scratchbox for the N800 ? Or should I try to compile LibUSB for the
> N800 on scratchbox for Python 2.5.

I would try to get a 2.5 version going, since the de-facto version for
Python on Maemo seems to be 2.5. At least if you intend foro someone
else to use it too (having two pythons on N800 doesn't sound like a
sensible thing to do :).

Kalle Vahlman, zuh at iki.fi
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