[cvsnt] Error: Failed to spawn GNU rlog : solution please

Hemant Joshi hmjoshi2000 at yahoo.com
Sat Nov 16 00:44:32 GMT 2002

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          I read through this post and followed all the suggestions to get rid
 of the problem. I have defined cvs lockdir and the directory has all
 permissions for access. I also have gnurcs tools in my PATH. What I am not
 about is if the author name consists of alpha numeric characters like v814hmj
 in my case[ My company has this standard for user names], will it still could
 be the problem? 
      There was some talk going on regarding right version of gnu rcs tools?
 you guys have a look at these entries in my cvsweb.conf that I changed. May
 that will explain something."d:\working\mycvs" is the my cvsroot."d:\cvsnt"
 my folder of installation of cvsnt. and "c:\gnuzip" has gzip.exe[this folder
 in $PATH]." c:\gnurcs" has diff.exe, rlog.exe [This folder is in $PATH]
 	'mycvs' = 'd:/working/mycvs'
 # This tree is enabled by default when
 # you enter the page
 # $cvstreedefault = 'Configuration';
 $cvstreedefault = 'mycvs';
 # remember to set the path to your
 # rcsutils: rlog, rcsdiff (gzip if you use compression)
 $ENV{'PATH'} = 'c:/gzip;c:/rcs;d:/cvsnt;D:/Program Files/GNU/WinCvs 1.3';
 My cvsweb.cgi file has only one change and that is
 # User configuration is stored in
 $config = $ENV{'CVSWEB_CONFIG'} || 'C:/Program Files/Apache
 My entries in rcsinfo,v file under CVSROOT of imported project has entries as
 head     1.1;
 access   ;
 symbols  ;
 locks    ; strict;
 comment  @# @;
 date     2002.;  author v814hmj;  state Exp;
 next     ;
 When I click on first page http://localhost/cgi-bin/cvsweb/cvsweb.cgi/
 I get to see my repository and one module in cvstree. But when I click on
 link, I get the error Failed to spawn rlog.
 My system is windows 2000 server with apache 2 and cvsnt windows installer
 version I am also using perl from activestate version 5.6.1
 Any suggestions are appreciated.

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