[Buildroot] Building buildroot with python (32bit) on 64bit ubuntu machine

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Sep 23 07:44:38 UTC 2014

Dear Oli Vogt,

On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:39:54 +1200, Oli Vogt wrote:

> I build for ARM 32-bit and started working on the new module
> python-smbus-cffi a few weeks ago. After running into problems I could not
> finish my investigations because of other more urgent work.
> Here are the notes I made:
> On a 64-bit host: the build/install of python-smbus-cffi fails as follows:

Could you post as RFC the current state of your patch adding
python-smbus-cffi ? I've done a fair bit of work on the Python stuff,
so I might be able to look into this and see what's going on.


Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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