SVN access with pysvn under Cygwin (Installation problems)

Jason Tishler jason at tishler.net
Thu Jul 31 14:29:24 CEST 2008


Andy,

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 03:10:26AM -0700, Andy Dingley wrote:
> On 30 Jul, 20:30, Jason Tishler <ja... at tishler.net> wrote:
> > You need to build (and install) pysvn under Cygwin. The pre-built
> > Windows version will not work under Cygwin.
> 
> Thanks. Presumably this same problem would affect anything that uses a
> .pyd under Cygwin?

Yes, Python shared extension modules are specific to the Python used to
build them.  This is the situation even though Windows Python and Cygwin
Python both run on the same operating system.

BTW, this is why I added shared extension module support to Cygwin
Python almost 8 years ago.

Jason

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