How To: Python Egg as a REDHAWK Shared Library

This post is a step-by-step guide to creating a REDHAWK Shared Library from a Python Egg. Shared Libraries are package dependencies of REDHAWK Components that enable environment-agnostic deployment to general purpose processors (GPPs). When developing a Python Component, it is common to have a Python package dependency (often installed by a package manager like pip) that you need to deploy as a Shared Library. The REDHAWK IDE currently only supports C++ for Shared Libraries, so this guide will walk you through the steps required modify the Shared Library project to implement a Python Egg as a REDHAWK Shared Library!