Comment #4 on issue 2490 by wojciech...@gmail.com: After installation in
Windows Server 2003, reviewboard can not run!!!
I've been trying to setup Review Board on a Windows Vista box and had the
same problem. Indeed, rebuilding PyCrypto with MinGW solves the problem.
As to the build problem, you probably meant a missing chown.exe tool error.
It seems that you don't have MSYS installed (it's an optional part of MinGW
that isn't installed by default). I guess the problem would disappear if
you re-installed MinGW and chosen all the components but I simply
downloaded the missing packages from the command line by (I'm not sure but
think these were the only two):
mingw-get install msys-base
mingw-get install msys-sed
One more problem I ran into was that "-mno-cygwin" compiler switch is
pushed into GCC by distutils (setup.py install script) while it's not
supported any longer by GCC 4, which is distributed as a part of MinGW. I
read that you might customise the compiler switches used by the python
extension build process using a sort of a script but it turned out I have
GCC 3 (that supports -mno-cygwin) as a part of ActivePerl so I modified the
Path environment variable to have a path to Perl before a path to MinGW to
force GCC 3 to be used. There might be a better way to fix the problem but
it did the job.
Hope that helps.
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