[Cvsnt] [CVSWebNt] Failed to spawn GNU rlog

Richard Farthing keynet at london.com
Tue Dec 11 03:38:37 GMT 2001


Arthur, how about your copy of the DOS RCS tools? "Failed to
spawn rlog" was a problem I had with the supposed GNU tools I
had, fixed by the ones you mailed me.

rgds/Richard

> I assume that the CVS executable is also in the SYSTEM PATH ?
>
> I had a report from another user saying he needed to change
"the IIS config
> for the /cvsweb directory from medium isolation [which runs as
IWAM_xxx] to
> low isolation [which runs as IUSR_xxx]."
>
> Where is your CVS repository stored?  On a shared drive, on a
local drive
> (as viewed from the server running IIS)?
>
> Try putting cvs.exe, rlog.exe and diff.exe in the
c:\winnt\system32
> directory (to be sure...), and check the execute
permissions.....
>
> Anyone else have any ideas?
>
> Regs,
>
>
> Arthur
>
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: oblin
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> Subject: [Cvsnt] [CVSWebNt] Failed to spawn GNU rlog
>
> Dear all,
>
>      I'm glad to use the cvsweb for my winxp. I followed the
steps in
>
<http://www.devguy.com/fp/cfgmgmt/cvs/cvs_admin_nt.htm#CVSWEBIIS
>
>  But failed to access the modules list on the web site.
>
>  That is,
>
>  It works fine when the cgi is starting and list all modules
in my
>  repository. But when I want to see the details of each
module, it shows
>  "Failed to spawn GNU rlog"! What I did wrong? Please help
>
>
> Here is the reply from Arthur:
>
> >The most common causes for this are:
> >1) security
> >2) wrong version of rlog/rlog not in SYSTEM's PATH
> >
> >I've attached the version of rcs tools I use.
> >
> >The security problems may be anything from Network share to
IIS
> security.
> >Basically, make sure that SYSTEM can run rlog and gain access
to the
> CVS
> >repository (that acutal repository CVSROOT).
> >
> >Note: if you change your SYSTEM path you MUST reboot your
computer.
>
> I'ad done the second step as he told me. But still, it won't
work and
> show
> the same message as above. I'm in deep trouble, no clue at
all. Please
> help.
>
> Thanks in adv.
>
>
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