Thanks Mike. That's a good thing to note. Would you mind filing a bug
against our docs for tracking purposes?
A lot of our dependencies are far harder to install on Windows than Linux,
and sadly there's little we can do about this. We generally encourage people
to use a VM with Ubuntu for a Review Board server instead of trying to
install on Windows.
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 3:20 PM, drmikecrowe <drmikecr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> After 2d of pain, I gave up on installing on Windows with 64-bit
> Python. I was able to get everything but PySVN in place, and that
> broke me. Some of the issues I experienced:
> 1) We use one of several subversion servers that are distributed as
> installation packages. No development headers are present.
> 2) Since there's no 64-bit PySVN executable (nor in pypi), I tried to
> compile it manually. I downloaded PySVN source, but it requires a
> subversion-devel equivalent system (i.e. headers such to compile
> 3) I downloaded the subversion 1.6.9 source, and put in the PySVN
> Imports/ directory to compile against.
> 4) Got PySVN started compiling, but then it needed "apr.h", which is a
> dependency package for subversion. Downloaded the subversion-deps
> package that is with the subversion source. This version is built
> against an earlier version of Visual Studio. I downloaded the current
> version from apache.org, and got it built.
> 5) Started compiling again, and another unknown header ("apu.h", this
> time), another dependency I'd need to tackle as in #4, and I gave up.
> It might have been the last one (knowing my luck), but I decided to
> cut my loses.
> In summary, PySVN kills you on a x64 bit install. I had the luxury of
> only needing Python on my server for ReviewBoard, so I uninstalled 64-
> bit Python, and installed 32-bit. Everything is going smoothly now.
> I'd recommend a warning in the Wiki about the PySVN dependency, to
> save future wayfarers time.
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