Is Lobo build repo current?

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jhfoo
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Is Lobo build repo current?

Post by jhfoo » Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:07 pm

I note that the lobo repo (ref: https://github.com/loboris/MicroPython_ESP32_psRAM_LoBo) has not been updated since 2018. yet is seems to be referenced fairly actively (eg. https://www.instructables.com/id/TTGO-c ... T-display/).

Can someone enlighten me on what I'm missing?

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Re: Is Lobo build repo current?

Post by kevinkk525 » Tue Jul 07, 2020 1:15 pm

The lobo repo has many esp32 specific features that the main micropython repo only got recently or didn't yet implement at all (because it is more difficult if you have to implement things that have to be consistent over multiple ports and not only the esp32).
Therefore the lobo port might still be popular in certain esp32 specific projects even though it is incredibly out of date.
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Re: Is Lobo build repo current?

Post by pythoncoder » Wed Jul 08, 2020 5:02 am

The official firmware has improved greatly since that fork was created. In those days the ESP32 port was new and far from stable. It seems evident that the reliability work has not been merged into the Loboris port.
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