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Re: Running the daemon on Windows 2003

From: John Szakmeister <john_at_szakmeister.net>
Date: 2004-11-28 22:54:56 CET

Brian Marsh wrote:
> Hi,
> I have been struggling over this for a few days now. I need to run
> the SVN over a network, and the way that I can work out should be
> easiest over our Windows Domain is to run the svnserve.exe daemon.
> The actual daemon runs fine and everything appears to work in my test
> environment. What I can't do though, is load the daemon as a windows
> server 2003 service. When I try to run the daemon as a service, it
> just refuses to start. I get an error 1053 telling me that the
> service did not respond to the start request. I get this behaviour in
> both versions 1.0.9 and 1.1.1 so I just wondered whether anyone else
> had any experience with running the SVN server in this type of
> environment and had any ideas that I might try to get it run.

svnserve is not a Win32 service. You need to use another tool to help
make it run as one. Fortunately, someone has done this for us:


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