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Re: Installing SVN Server on Windows using just binary distributions?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2003-02-15 17:17:38 CET

Jostein Christoffer Andersen wrote:

>On Friday 14 February 2003 23.23, Branko Čibej wrote:
>>Apache is a service on NT-type Windows, which means it does not see
>>either subversion's path, only the system path. The installer should
>>register libdb40.dll as a "well-known DLL", whatever that means.
>For apps, Windows searches for DLLs at:
>* The .exe file directory.
>* The current directory.
>* The %SystemRoot%\SYSTEM32 directory.
>* The %SystemRoot% directory.
>* The directories in your Path (wich means that it should
> find libdb40.dll because the Subversion path are in %PATH%).
>KnownDLLs are DLLs who should be found elsewhere and it's place in the
>registry is HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager.
>I have no idea why somone can't get this thing to work when libdb40.dll
>are in the path so I will make the installer register the DLL anyway (it
>won't hurt). It's possible that the people who had trouble with this
>should have restarted the machine (even XP still needs restart in some
>cases), I must read and learn more on this.
I really don't know if and how the system PATH is seen by services.

>I will probably have to register the ssh dll's
You mean OpenSSL :-)

>as well. This will be done in time for the 0.18 release.
That's great.

Oh, by the way -- there's another thing we'll have to take care of for
018, and that's installing the apr-iconv charset conversion DLLs, and
setting APR_ICONV_PATH so that svn can find them Would it help if I sent
you a preliminary package, so that you can get the installer working?

Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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