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RE: Problems running svnserve as Windows service

From: Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 10:10:40 -0400

> I am trying to run svnserve as a windows service.
> At different places (like http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#svnserve-
> win-service) I found a very good description of what I have to do.
> Unfortunately, when I follow the description, I have no problems
> registering the Windows service (both on Vista and XP) but on both
> systems, I cannot start the service.
> The command I use for registering is:
> sc create svn binpath= "D:\cygwin\bin\svnserve.exe --service -r
> D:\SubVersionReps\Default" displayname= "Subversion Server" depend= Tcpip
> start= auto
>

Why are you trying to run the Cygwin version of svnserve? I'm pretty sure you can only run that if you are in the Cygwin runtime environment. You need to use the native windows binaries.

BOb
Received on 2010-03-19 15:10:06 CET

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