Build Failure on Cygwin Windows

Lubos Lunak l.lunak at
Sat Apr 14 00:42:16 PDT 2012

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 

 Lubos Lunak
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