From a base Raspbian install, Pixie’s dependencies (as of eb5886ff95) except for
libuv-dev can be satisfied using
sudo apt-get install libffi-dev libedit-dev libboost-all-dev
libuv) are available from the Jesse packages. Use the armhf builds.
wget to grab the packages and install with
Building the Pixie VM
It’ll run for about an hour. Enjoy the excellent ascii art the RPython build process produces.
Cross compilation from a faster machine may be an option as well.
Interfacing with the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO
and start hacking (or controlling LEDs :))