Hi, >> b) crush on python > > (I think you mean python support in Crush) > >> I believe there are some attempts to bring up python to Debian >> instead perl, somebody knows how far these projects has gone? I think >> this way should simplify things to get crush working better. > > python does not cross-build - just the same problem as perl with the > added problem that I cannot debug a broken python build let alone > cross-build. In the attached tarball there are some scripts that are able to get a cross'd python. Maybe somebody wants to have a look and merge needed changes with Debian's proper python package. > However, python will be very important for Grip - it is heavily used in > openmoko. See #524073 for a MAJOR barrier to the use of python - > currently python-gtk (the basis of any python GUI apps) depends on the > truly massive ATLAS computational library *AND* FORTRAN! Yes, > libfortran3 is now *mandatory* on any device running a GUI python app > in unstable. Yuck. Hopefully python-gtk could add a switch to make atlas and fortran optional or is it mandatory? Cheers P.D.- I do remeber somebody posting stuff to get perl cross compiled, I'll try to search the patches.