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Starting Apache as Service for Subversion on Windows 2000

From: Bob Jacoby <RJacoby_at_tceq.state.tx.us>
Date: 2004-09-02 23:13:21 CEST

This issue relates to an earlier email sent to this list a little more than a year ago which received no response
http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?list=users&msgId=280124.

I have the same problem with apache 2.0.50 and subversion 1.0.6 win32 installer (svn-1.0.6-setup.exe) on Windows 2000 w/ SP4. I load the modules and set up the location as indicated via the Subversion book:

LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so
LoadModule dav_svn_module modules/mod_dav_svn.so

<Location /svn>
  DAV svn
  # any "/svn/foo" URL will map to a repository /repos/foo
  SVNParentPath /repos
</Location>

When I attempt to start apache as a service via the Apache Service Monitor I get an error. From the Event Logs I get:

The Apache service named reported the following error:
>>> Cannot load C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/modules/mod_dav_svn.so into server: The specified module could not be found. .

The Apache log files give no information.

If I start Apache from the command line by navigating to the bin directory and running Apache.exe it starts with no problems and I can view my repositories. I'm not sure if this in an Apache problem or a mod_dav_svn problem. I searched the subversion bug list and didn't see anything about it. Any input would be appreciated.

Thanks,
Bob
Received on Thu Sep 2 23:16:15 2004

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