Talk:Build the Viewer on Windows

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Section Cygwin



copy ssh keys

Copy ssh keys to C:\cygwin64\home\[username]\.ssh

at first use this may come up "Permissions 0755 for '/home/bill/.ssh/id_rsa' are too open."

Fix it with:

cd /home/[username]bill/.ssh
chgrp Users id_rsa
chmod 600 id_rsa

Nicky Perian (talk) 23:54, 28 January 2015 (PST)

Section DirectX SDK

1) It should be mentioned that .NET Framework 3.5 (includes NET 2.0 and 3.0) is required and must be installed first if prompted.

2) In case of Error S1023 remove Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package, retry to install and run Windows Update to reapply security patches. (

Section Intermediate check

After Python install but before the intermediate check a new login is required, otherwise Python will not be found in the path in Cygwin.

Section Test build of the Second Life Viewer

-> before "When the build completes (hopefully without errors) run it by pressing Control-F5"

- Pick Properties > Configuration Properties > Debugging

- Set Working Directory to ..\..\indra\newview

Shy Robbiani (talk) 08:05, 30 April 2015 (PDT)

NSIS link

Is there an updated link for NSIS?Nicky Perian (talk) 10:08, 4 December 2020 (PST)