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Re: Error 1053 when starting svnserve as a service on WinXP

From: D.J. Heap <djheap_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-11 15:14:23 CEST

On 9/11/06, Grant Rettke <grettke@acm.org> wrote:
> Quoting Michal Kaut <m_kaut@hotmail.com>:
>
> > I installed the svnserve as a service, following the guide on
> > http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/tags/1.4.0/notes/windows-service.txt.
> > However, the service won't start, I get the following error message:
> > "Could not start the ... service on Local Computer
> > Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start or control
> > request in a timely fashion."
>
> "Creating a service" does little more than adding an entry to the Windows
> registry. I'm not quite sure how svnserve changed between 1.3.x and
> 1.4.x such that "now svnserve can always be run as a service". It
> always was able to run as a service.

It is now a true service and does not need 'srvany.exe' or other helpers.

For the original problem, are all the support dll's in the same
directory or in some directory that is in your system PATH?

DJ

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