[darcs-users] buildbot once again

Trent W. Buck twb at cybersource.com.au
Wed Aug 5 01:04:25 UTC 2009

Petr Rockai <me at mornfall.net> writes:

> Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> writes:
>> I don't see buildbot having an MSYS requirement.  Did I gloss over
>> it, or are you saying that the darcs buildbot still needs MSYS as a
>> darcs dependency?  If so, what does darcs still use MSYS for?  Just
>> running the test suite?  I thought someone confirmed on the list
>> recently that you can at least build darcs on windows sans
>> MSYS/cygwin.
> Darcs testsuite is written in bash, and there's no bash in
> Windows. You need MSYS or Cygwin.

IIRC, bash alone can be gotten from gnuwin32.sf.net.  But obviously that
won't give you things like sed and grep, which cygwin will.

I wish someone would just port busybox to Windows...

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