The reviewboard.fcgi script is a Python shell script. It was written with
the assumption of being executed like other *nix shell scripts, where the
first line indicates which interpreter will run the file. On Windows, this
isn't usually the case unless you're running in cygwin or something.
Our fastcgi support hasn't been tested on Windows. People usually use Apache
and mod_python. From a Google search, I'm not entirely sure that fastcgi
works right with Django-based apps on Windows. Some people have it working
but it involves modifying your reviewboard.fcgi, running the script manually
instead of letting lighttpd handle it, and telling lighttpd that the fastcgi
server is remote.
This doesn't exactly cover it (it's Apache-based), but see
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On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 9:57 PM, drmikecrowe <drmikecr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I thought I was close with getting ReviewBoard running on Windows, but
> hit a snag I can't find on Google to fix. Here's my error:
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (log.c.97) server started
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (mod_fastcgi.c.1051) the fastcgi-backend C:/
> Lighty2Go/HTDOCS/reviewboard/htdocs/reviewboard.fcgi failed to start:
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (mod_fastcgi.c.1055) child exited with status 2
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (mod_fastcgi.c.1058) If you're trying to run PHP
> as a FastCGI backend, make sure you're using the FastCGI-enabled
> You can find out if it is the right one by executing 'php -v' and it
> should display '(cgi-fcgi)' in the output, NOT '(cgi)' NOR '(cli)'.
> For more information, check
> this is PHP on Gentoo, add 'fastcgi' to the USE flags.
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (mod_fastcgi.c.1365) [ERROR]: spawning fcgi
> 2010-04-05 00:21:31: (server.c.901) Configuration of plugins failed.
> Going down.
> What step am I missing?
> Is there a separate step about starting the fcgi server?
> Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
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