Fir npm install with gyp for windows if your name is contains non-english characters.


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his simple patch solves the problem when building on windows with usernames with non-ascii letters.


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  1. """
  2. https://github.com/TooTallNate/node-gyp/pull/366#issuecomment-47416841
  3.  
  4. for Windows,
  5. If your windows user name is contain non-english characters, go ahead for troubleshoot npm install.
  6.  
  7. Open as your editor below,
  8. (node.js folder)\node_modules\npm\node_modules\node-gyp\gyp\pylib\gyp\easy_xml.py
  9.  
  10. Search for this piece of code,
  11. """
  12. # It has changed, write it
  13. if existing != xml_string:
  14. f = open(path, 'w')
  15. f.write(xml_string)
  16. f.close()
  17. """
  18. and change to,
  19. """
  20. # It has changed, write it
  21. if existing != xml_string:
  22. f = open(path, 'w')
  23. try:
  24. xml_string = xml_string.encode(encoding)
  25. except Exception:
  26. xml_string = unicode(xml_string, 'latin-1').encode(encoding)
  27. f.write(xml_string)
  28. f.close()
  29. """
  30. If you not python guy like me, just copy code with indented space,
  31. select piece of code with intented space, and paste it. It will work.
  32. """

URL: https://github.com/TooTallNate/node-gyp/pull/366#issuecomment-47416841

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