Build Failure on Cygwin Windows

Mat M matm at
Sun Apr 15 05:59:12 PDT 2012


Under windows native (don't know about cygwin), there is one limit at 250  
characters, depending on the way you store the path (seen with an old  
version of sqlite dll). This kind of error is more prone when you have a  
long series of folder, like java components etc.


Le Sat, 14 Apr 2012 09:42:16 +0200, Lubos Lunak <l.lunak at> a écrit:

> On Friday 13 of April 2012, Matúš Kukan wrote:
>> On 12 April 2012 13:38, Caolán McNamara <caolanm at> wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2012-04-12 at 12:57 +0200, Michael Stahl wrote:
>> >> rumor has it that putting the source in Cygwin home has never ever
>> >> worked, but i have no idea why.
>> Heh, so I may be the first person in the world who have done that ? :-)
> ...
>> Anyway with this patch I was able to build in /home, install and also
>> write some text in Draw.
>> Hopefully it will work also for others (for all ?).
>> Could someone, please, try ?
>  Works for me too. I have changed the Win-x86_6-fast tinderbox to build  
> in
> ~/libreoffice , so this should not go unnoticed the next time.
>> I think we could remove new warning from
>  I wonder about the part about the length of the path.
> (c:/cygwin)/home/tinderbox/libreoffice is not that short, but the build  
> has
> finished successfully, the resulting .msi installed without problems,  
> and I
> didn't notice any problems when running it. Has that been fixed somehow  
> as
> well?

Mat M

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