Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Why is the Win32 buildbot running with the current configura
From: Jaap Keuter <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2006 13:22:23 +0100 (CET)
Hi,

Would it be a good idea to branch off into all kinds of native windows
tools? I know cygwin can be a pain, but it puts all in one place, limiting
version hell.

Just my $0.02
Jaap

On Tue, 26 Dec 2006, Ulf Lamping wrote:

> Hi List!
>
> The current default settings (config.nmake / Makefile.nmake) don't run
> on my machine without changes - and I don't seem to be the only one (see
> prokashs problems lately).
>
> I'm wondering why the buildbot is running without problems - I guess
> it's still using old cygwin tools.
>
> These are the things I've noticed to be problematic:
>
> - config.nmake: using cygwin python, which doesn't seem to work for some
> time (changing to native Win32 python works fine)
> - Makefile.nmake: using cygwin bash with the setup target (using
> dos2unix to convert the line endings of the corresponding bash file
> works fine)
>
> The switch to native python also requires to change the recommendation
> in the User's Guide accordingly.
>
> The dos2unix tool should be already available with a default cygwin
> installation, but native python will be missing on the buildbot I would
> guess.
>
>
> I'll change the configuration accordingly soon. I'll guess the buildbot
> will fail from that moment until Gerald installs the Win32 python :-(
>
> Regards, ULFL
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