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Re: PyOtherSide: Asynchronous Python Bindings for Qt 5


Is there a reason you are trying to use Python from QML instead of it's
native Javascript?

While PyOtherSide may work, it's not a supported language or platform
for the Ubuntu SDK, so we can't guarantee that it will always work or
work properly.  I would encourage you to use Javascript instead of at
all possible.

Michael Hall

On 10/21/2013 08:39 AM, Matt Austin wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm looking to port my MeeGo / SailfishOS app to Ubuntu Touch. The UI
> is in QML, but it requires Python. I've been using "PyOtherSide" on
> SailfishOS successfully.
> PyOtherSide is a QML Plugin that provides access to a Python
> interpreter from QML: http://thp.io/2011/pyotherside/
> I was wondering if someone could help me compile a qml plugin which
> allows use of python.
> I've also filed a "needs-packaging" request at:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+bug/1242247
> The source code is hosted on github: https://github.com/thp/pyotherside
> I've followed the qmake/make/make install instructions in the README,
> but I encounter symbol errors from Python when importing modules (e.g.
> datetime, lxml):
>     ImportError: /usr/lib/python3/dist-
> packages/lxml/etree.cpython-33m-x86_64-linux-gnu.so: undefined symbol:
> PyExc_ImportError
> From some searching, it might have something to do with dynamic/static
> linking and make flags - but I am a complete newbie with make (I am a
> python user after all :/). I don't really understand how to implement
> the workarounds/suggestions which I have read:
> 1) http://bugs.python.org/issue4434
> 2) http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4767057/embedding-python-in-c-undefined-symbol-pyexc-importerror
> 3) http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8302810/undefined-symbol-in-c-when-loading-a-python-shared-library
> Any steps I can follow to get a working installation would be very welcome!
> Thanks,

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