python and FSO MS 2 questions
Michael 'Mickey' Lauer
mickey at openmoko.org
Fri Aug 15 22:09:06 CEST 2008
Am Freitag 15 August 2008 21:29:15 schrieb C R McClenaghan:
> I thought I'd try some different things and learn python along the way.
> I have FSO MS 2 installed with opkg feeds updated and including the
> angstrom repository feed.
> I don't seem to be able to install python packages which appear in the
> angstrom repository, although I have installed other non-python
> packages from angtrom - e.g., libnotify, etc., for the the alpha 2
> version of gestures working. Perhaps there is something about opkg I
> don't understand. I added a base-feeds.conf per the instructions here
> http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Repositories .
What is the exact error message?
> With respect to python, I'm assuming that I can install any python
> package/file I choose and it need not come through the opkg system,
> just drop the *.py file(s) where it can be found.
> Now that leads to
> what is probably simply a python question, but I'll ask it anyway,
> what is the proper way to set PYTHONPATH such that a new directory of
> python files will be found? I tried:
> where the files were in my current directory and the import statements
> still failed.
Show us your tree and the error message. Usually python files in the same
directory are found without changing the pythonpath, otherwise you need to
export PYTHONPATH=<path/to/new_package>, not <directory of new package>.
since most packages use
from package import module.
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