Can't run in Windows 7
chan.ewen at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 01:00:43 UTC 2015
I guess my question is how DO I run, because whenever I type bin\tahoe, it
says that it's not an executable, so I think that I am missing something in
So, try to demystify this mystery would be greatly appreciated.
On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Daira Hopwood <daira at jacaranda.org> wrote:
> On 11/07/15 15:59, Ewen Chan wrote:
> > To Whom It May Concern:
> > Hi. I'm new. I'm confused about how to run Tahoe-LAFS. I've read the
> quickstart guide, the
> > FAQ, the advanced install doc, and also the How to run Tahoe-LAFS docs
> and I'm still confused.
> > In the quick start guide, it says:
> > "Run "bin/tahoe --version" (on Windows, "bin\tahoe --version") to verify
> that the
> > executable too prints out the right version number after
> > I don't see a windows executable after the build. In my bin folder,
> there's a file called
> > "tahoe" in there but it doesn't have .exe in there.
> Files don't need to have an .exe filetype on Windows to be executable.
> (The file called "bin\tahoe" is not normally used on Windows. The file
> "bin\tahoe.pyscript" is run when you enter "bin\tahoe" in a Command Prompt.
> This uses the PATHEXT environment variable, but you really don't need to
> know that.)
> This issue:
> > allmydata.PackagingError:
> > ImportError: for requirement 'mock >= 0.8.0': (<type
> > 'No module named funcsigs',
> > py2.7.egg\\mock\\mock.py', 83, '<module>', 'import funcsigs'))
> is almost certainly *not* related to how the executable is run. However,
> to confirm
> that, please try running "bin\tahoe --version-and-path" as the quickstart
> say; you'll probably get the same error.
> Daira Hopwood ⚥
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