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Re: Compiling node.js fails

On 7/19/2010 4:39 PM, David Vergin wrote:
Running Windows 7 Pro 64x. cygcheck.out attached.

I'm trying to compile node.js
I cloned the source from the node.js git repo at

The claim on the official node.js web site is that it should work on
Cygwin: And there are reports of success
compiling on cygwin over recent months on the web.

$ ./configure
Checking for program g++ or c++ : /usr/bin/g++
Checking for program cpp : /usr/bin/cpp
Checking for program ar : /usr/bin/ar
Checking for program ranlib : /usr/bin/ranlib
Checking for g++ : ok
Checking for program gcc or cc : /usr/bin/gcc
0 [main] python 3968 C:\cygwin\bin\python.exe: *** fatal error - unable
to remap \\?\C:\cygwin\lib\python2.6\lib-dynload\time.dll to same
address as parent: 0x360000 != 0x3E0000

"unable to remap" is typically an indication of one of two things:

  1. The need to install the "rebase" package, read its README, and
     run 'rebaseall' as it instructs.

2. <>

Investigate one or the other... or even both! ;-)

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