Thanks for the reply.  I'll give it a shot and post back what I find


On Jun 9, 4:53 am, Christian Hammond <> wrote:
> Sorry for the delay. I've been unavailable.
> Looks like "cvs.exe" isn't in the path available to the Apache user. We need
> the actual cvs binary to run for our checkouts.
> You're right in that Review Board is more targetted toward Linux installs.
> We support Windows as best we can, but we depend on a lot of third-party
> components that are geared toward Linux and not really tested or even
> available on Windows. We've also seen that installs on Linux tend to be
> easier and more reliable than some of the Windows installs we've seen.
> In the future, I would like to be able to better support Windows (such as
> installing everything through an actual installer, making it easy to get
> going), but I think a lot of this would have to come from volunteers.
> Christian
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> On Fri, Jun 5, 2009 at 8:09 AM, geyerba <> wrote:
> > From what I'm gathering, Review Board is really more targeted towards
> > Linux distros than Windows.  However, I did eventually get everything
> > working on Apache 2.2 with mod_python and Python 2.5 and MySql.  The
> > app comes up and I added a CVS repository.  Path I specified is
> > something like  When
> > I try to view the diff I upload, I get the following:
> > File "c:\python25\lib\site-packages\ReviewBoard-1.0rc2.1-py2.5.egg
> > \reviewboard\scmtools\", line 166, in cat_file
> >    close_fds=( != 'nt'))
> >  File "C:\Python25\Lib\", line 594, in __init__
> >    errread, errwrite)
> >  File "C:\Python25\Lib\", line 822, in _execute_child
> >    startupinfo)
> > WindowsError: [Error 2] The system cannot find the file specified
> > Am I missing something?  I'm guessing maybe I need a cvs client
> > installed, similar to the Linux instructions?  If so, which ones are
> > compatible, and how do I specify which for Review Board to use?
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