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Re: Repo and Cygwin Marc-Antoine Ruel Thu Aug 05 13:00:27 2010

Le 2 août 2010 11:08, Shawn Pearce <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> a écrit :

> On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 14:47, Chris <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > So I'm trying to get access to android source code on Windows/Cygwin.
> > No no I'm not going to try to contribute or even compile the project,
> > just interested in the source code :)
> >
> > Earlier in this discussion there have been some talk about Cygwin and
> > one success story too, but I'm having a bit of a problem. Thought I
> > might post my issue here and maybe someone can help me out...
> >
> > $ repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git
> >      0 [main] python 4396 D:\cygwin\bin\python.exe: *** fatal error -
> > unable to
> >  remap \\?\D:\cygwin\lib\python2.6\lib-dynload\time.dll to same
> > address as parent: 0x380000 != 0x3F0000
>

http://code.google.com/p/chromium/wiki/CygwinDllRemappingFailure



> No clue.  That is Cygwin being unable to make Windows act like UNIX.
> Its a common failure mode for Cygwin, and why a lot of people avoid
> it.  Since you don't care about trying to compile the source code, you
> might have better luck with a native Windows Python and putting
> msysgit in your path rather than Cygwin git.  The more native windows
> implementations of the two might work better.  Though now that I say
> that, I remember that repo uses symlinks, and native Python and native
> msysgit probably can't do that.  *sigh*
>
> You're on your own here.  The Android SDK for Windows *barely* (and I
> do mean barely) gets compiled under Cygwin.  On a good day, it
> actually downloads the sources and produces an executable.  On bad
> days, well, it behaves like you are seeing.  The major development
> platform for Android is Linux or Mac, basically a proper POSIX
> environment.

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