[Wolves] trying to install pyodb

Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint mark.croft.lug at gmail.com
Wed May 10 22:35:11 UTC 2017

maybe just ended  up going for properity one like this
https://www.obdautodoctor.com/ for speed and easy... That one works
with bluetooth odb2 car dongles as well via a tablet so there a lot of
option out there for my mechnic


On 10 May 2017 at 23:33, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint
<mark.croft.lug at gmail.com> wrote:
> yeah i would love to have a go at porting it but it seems to work as.
> If there any fixes i will have a go. I was also thinking about how to
> put into a proper repo etc as well for proper installation routine?
> etc?
> nice challange when i am bored.
> mark
> On 10 May 2017 at 23:30, Adam Sweet via Wolves
> <wolves at mailman.lug.org.uk> wrote:
>> On 10/05/2017 23:12, Adam Sweet wrote:
>>> On 10/05/2017 13:58, Mark Croft Redditch Linux Mint via Wolves wrote:
>>>> http://www.obdtester.com/pyobd
>>> I'm a bit surprised their latest Linux version doesn't support a recent
>>> Linux distribution but Looking at the package, it was most recently
>>> updated in 2015 and the previous one was 2010. The last real development
>>> was 2004 with only bug fixes since.
>>> You could always try contacting them to ask if they could update the
>>> package to work with python-wxgtk3 but the chances are, if there's no
>>> financial motivation to do so, then they won't. They probably don't have
>>> a Linux developer sitting there doing nothing and updating to a newer
>>> graphical toolkit might not be a quick job.
>> I meant to add that you could always try porting the software to wxgtk3
>> yourself. The source is available and necessity is the mother of
>> invention...
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