[cvsnt] access denied, help a newbie

Laust Rud Jensen laust.rud at spamcop.net
Fri Dec 27 15:29:49 GMT 2002

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>   > Hi all,
>   >   I'm new to cvs and am trying to get the nt webversion up 
>   > and running. 

>   > I thought it might be a problem with RCS so double checked 
>   > the ENV-PATH which is: 
>   > 
>   > # remember to set the path to your 
>   > # rcsutils: rlog, rcsdiff (gzip if you use compression) 
>   > #$ENV{'PATH'} = "E:/RCS/bin/win32/rcsdiff.exe;E:/RCS/bin/win32/rlog.exe"; 

>   Note that the $ENV has a # in front of it, so it's currently 
>   commented out.  I don't know if that will fix the problem, but 
>   it's probably not what you want. 

>   Even after uncommenting the ENV line I still get this message in
> the error log- 

>   [Fri Dec 27 08:59:05 2002] [error] [client]
> (720005)Access is denied.  : couldn't spawn child process:
> D:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi  

>   I'm running on NT and the apache server is working.  File system
> is ntfs.  I'm logged in as administrator.  Can't figure out why
> access is denied!  

Hi Robert,

The actual user you are logged in as doesn't matter much. The
webserver runs with different permissions. So probably your Apache is
not allowed to run the program?

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