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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [doc] new "Getting Started" guides
Date Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:29:16 GMT
Can you document this too?  (I'm so sick of  using windows cmd shell  
I can't begin to tell you...)

geir

On Sep 26, 2006, at 3:47 AM, Salikh Zakirov wrote:

> Geir Magnusson Jr wrote in the http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/ 
> quickhelp_contributors.html:
>>>> As of now, you cannot build from a Cygwin or other alternative  
>>>> shell.
>
> Salikh replied:
>>> This is not exactly the case.
>>> - DRLVM has provisions in 'build.bat'
>>> to set up environment using Visual Studio environment file  
>>> 'vsvars32.bat' (and friends).
>>>
>>> - if Visual Studio configured system environment during  
>>> installation, then both DRLVM and Classlib
>>> can be built from any place.
>
> Geir interjected:
>> Have you built classlib successfully with cygwin?
>
> Yes. I use Cygwin all the time, and always build classlib from  
> cygwin shell.
> However, it required a couple of things to configure:
> 1) during Visual Studio installation, tick "configure system  
> environment" checkbox (or something similar)
> 2) rm /bin/link -- to make sure the 'link' command unambiguously  
> resolves to Microsoft linker
> (Cygwin's /bin/link is useless program, similar to /bin/ln)
>
> I have also heard from some colleagues, that they were able to  
> configure Cygwin to pick up
> visual studio environment from vsvars32.bat during bash startup,  
> but do not know the exact details.
>
> The only way to configure Visual Studio environment at runtime I  
> know is captured in DRLVM's build.bat.
>
>
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