[tahoe-dev] Windows XP build errors 1.8

FreeStorm . freestorm77 at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 12:13:24 UTC 2010

Hi Marek,

Could you please tell us some informations of you installation:
- Which version of Windows Vista (23/64bits)
- Which version of Tahoe-LAFS, trunk or tarball
- Which version of MinGW.
- Which step did you follow for installation

Next week I will setup a Windows Vista test machine.


2010/10/16 slush <slush at centrum.cz>

> Hi,
> I'm trying to install TahoeLAFS on Windows Vista machine. I was
> unsuccesfull with 1.7.0 before few months, so I give a next try with 1.8.0.
> Problems:
> 1) There is not "g++" option in current MinGW installer! I had to install
> base system, then go to mingw directory, run updater and then select g++ to
> install. Very confusing. Please update installation information.
> 2) When I definitely compiled Tahoe using setup.py build, setting nickname,
> introducer etc, few seconds after 'tahoe start' I get this error message:
> c:\tahoe180\bin>c:\python26\python tahoe start
> STARTING 'C:\Users\zzz\.tahoe'
> This application has requested the Runtime to terminate it in an unusual
> way.
> Please contact the application's support team for more information.
> client node probably not started
> And message box with "Windows are searching problem solution" appears. This
> is common Windows Vista installation, nothing special here. I definitely
> hanged installation here because had no idea what can be wrong.
> Just for information - installation procedure for Windows systems on
> "Geting Tahoe-LAFS" are not complete - I had to go to "advanced
> installation" to get information about mingw32. Please add information about
> mingw32 also here, because many users will be confused with vcvarsall.bat
> error message.
> Thanks,
> Marek
> 2010/10/5 Andrey Voronin <ua.phoenix at gmail.com>
> WinXP SP3, Python 2.6.6
>> Without MinGW - error related to Twisted:
>> distutils.errors.DistutilsError: Setup script exited with error: Unable to
>> find vcvarsall.bat
>> With MinGW - many Twisted and other warnings, but seems like build
>> success.
>> Without MinGW from scratch with "Twisted-10.1.0.winxp32-py2.6.exe"
>> manually installed - failed with pycrypto-2.3
>> With MinGW + Twisted build completed successfully.
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