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Python extension for libbcm2835.

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This extension provides functionality from libbcm2835 (Written by Mike McCauley) for the Raspberry Pi.

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In order to use this extension you must build libbcm2835 as a shared object.


tar xvfz bcm2835-1.22.tar.gz cd bcm2835-1.22/src make libbcm2835.a gcc -shared bcm2835.o -o sudo cp /usr/local/lib/ sudo cp bcm2835.h /usr/local/include/

Make sure that the library path is can be found by the linker. Run ‘sudo ldconfig -v’ and if necessary, add the entry to /etc/

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