If you want to make a debian package on a Raspberry Pi with Stretch installed or another machine with an older debian version installed the debhelper build process may complain about multiple runs of dh_autoreconf and abort. This is due to a bug in dh_autoreconf which just warns for this in later versions.
In a support question today I got to know the python-can package which I was not aware of. This is a package for Python developers python-can wanting to work with CAN. The package supports CANAL but unfortunately the CANAL interface is named “USB2CAN“, which disappoints me a bit, but at least it’s there.
Interesting for VSCP‘ers can the remote interface of the package be. Here you can set up a lightweight connection to a CAN4VSCP bus (CAN bus) and feed it over TCP/IP to a VSCP daemon or some other thing. Perfect for use on small Linux boards where the full VSCP daemon is too much.
The picture below is Mplabx a Netbeans derivative. Well mostly just an editor for programming development, not even compiling at this stage. Have I said before that I hate Java. Yes I probably have but that fact has not changed…