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

From: Kevin Greiner <greinerk_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-09-11 17:57:12 CEST

On 9/11/06, Grant Rettke <grettke@acm.org> wrote:
> Does that mean to say that we can not get svnserve to run using a
> wrapper, at all?

I think you could still use srvany, if you wanted.

My point was that this approach works, and it works well. If there is a
> problem with the Windows service svnserve version; why bother with it.

When svnserve is wrapped by another process, it loses the ability to
natively respond to Windows events and provide useful messages in case of
failures. IIRC, 1.4 contains only the actual native Win32 service
functionality. Enhancements may follow. Read this thread for more details:
Received on Mon Sep 11 18:59:23 2006

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