SVN access with pysvn under Cygwin (Installation problems)

Jason Tishler jason at
Wed Jul 30 21:30:21 CEST 2008


On Wed, Jul 30, 2008 at 07:46:32AM -0700, Andy Dingley wrote:
> Trying to install the pysvn module I'm running into problems getting
> it to work under Cygwin. Works fine from a Windows command prompt,
> with both the example and my own Python code. Under Cygwin
> though I just get import failures. pysvn/   seems to be
> invoked happily enough, but then fails when it tries to import
> _pysvn_2_5.pyd
> $ python
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "", line 10, in <module>
>     import pysvn
>   File "/usr/lib/python2.5/pysvn/", line 104, in <module>
>     import _pysvn_2_5
> ImportError: No module named _pysvn_2_5
> Is there some trick to getting .pyd to work under Cygwin?

You need to build (and install) pysvn under Cygwin.  The pre-built
Windows version will not work under Cygwin.


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