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Re: [Wireshark-dev] Problem Compiling Wireshark under Win32

From: Ed Beroset <beroset_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 20 2010 - 15:13:44 GMT
To: Developer support list for Wireshark <wireshark-dev@wireshark.org>

Fox-Moore Ben wrote:
>I had a "vcredist_x86.exe is missing" error which I fixed by download vcredist_x86.exe and putting it in C:\wireshark-win32-libs, however I now get another error:
>
>tools/win32-setup.sh: line 10: sed: command not found

Here's the problem. If you look at tools/win32-setup.sh you'll see that it requires sed. Easily fixed by using cygwin's setup facility and installing sed. Also, for what it's worth, I came across a similar kind of problem recently in which I ultimately discovered that the problem was that I had recently installed WinARM (ARM processor tools for Windows) and because of where it was in the path, win-setup.sh was attempting to use the mkdir facility in that toolchain (which would seem to work but not actually create a directory!). I found that pretty quickly by using "which mkdir" at the Windows command line and then manually altering the path.

Ed
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