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dev:client_coding:building_the_standalone_client_windows_notes [2020/07/27 16:35]
tnajdek List extra Cygwin packages that need to be installed in order for the build process to succeed
dev:client_coding:building_the_standalone_client_windows_notes [2020/07/27 17:29] (current)
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 Instructions for [[building_the_standalone_client|Building the Zotero Client]] assume a POSIX-compliant system capable of handling symbolic links. These instructions will work out-of-the box on most Linux and macOS systems, but Windows requires a few extra steps. Instructions for [[building_the_standalone_client|Building the Zotero Client]] assume a POSIX-compliant system capable of handling symbolic links. These instructions will work out-of-the box on most Linux and macOS systems, but Windows requires a few extra steps.
  
-  - Install [[https://​nodejs.org/​en/​download/​current/​|Node.JS]] (version 8 or newer) and [[https://​www.cygwin.com/​|Cygwin]]. During Cygwin setup, in the "​Select Packages"​ step, select the following additional packages to install: "​git",​ "​p7zip",​ "​python3" ​and "​zip"​.+  - Install [[https://​nodejs.org/​en/​download/​current/​|Node.JS]] (version 8 or newer) and [[https://​www.cygwin.com/​|Cygwin]]. During Cygwin setup, in the "​Select Packages"​ step, select the following additional packages to install: "​git",​ "p7zip", "​python27", "​python3"​, "​wget", ​"zip" and "unzip".
   - Run Cygwin Terminal as Administrator (right click -> Run as Administrator). Run the following commands in that Cygwin terminal, in a single session.   - Run Cygwin Terminal as Administrator (right click -> Run as Administrator). Run the following commands in that Cygwin terminal, in a single session.
   - Force Cygwin to use native windows symlinks: <code sh>​export CYGWIN="​winsymlinks:​nativestrict"</​code>​   - Force Cygwin to use native windows symlinks: <code sh>​export CYGWIN="​winsymlinks:​nativestrict"</​code>​
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