Thanks for the update. Sadly, I have yet to get Review Board to work
with my Git repositories. Good to know, however, that I do not need a
local clone. I will experiment more with the permissions settings and
see if I can come up with something. Suggestions are still welcome; I
will post an update if I manage to get this to work.
On Jun 3, 3:40 am, Christian Hammond <chip...@chipx86.com> wrote:
> Hi Jean,
> Sorry for the late reply. Hope you've figured this out by now.
> So, it sounds as if the main repositories are also on that same system, or
> at least accessible by it? If that's the case, you don't need separate
> clones. Review Board can access the main repository.
> The permission errors issues sound exactly like say. Apache may not have
> permission to access that directory. Make sure ownership and permissions are
> correct so that that user can get to it.
> The getaddrinfo error indicates that it's not looking up "localhost"
> properly on your system. (This isn't a Review Board thing.) You could try
> 127.0.0.1, but using the file path is probably better, once you figure out
> the permission denied problems.
> Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
> Review Board -http://www.reviewboard.org
> VMware, Inc. -http://www.vmware.com
> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 10:33 PM, hbCyber
> > Hi guys, I need some help.
> > I have a Windows Server 2003 computer that I'm setting up with Git and
> > Review-Board.
> > My Git repositories are managed by Gitolite. The setup is successful
> > and everything is working fine (tested with multiple workstations).
> > The Review-Board site has installed successfully and is hosted under
> > Apache 2.2. This is also working fine in itself (the website is
> > accessible and responds for workstations), except the part where I'm
> > trying to link Git repositories to Review-Board.
> > Most tutorials (example:
> > provide good details on how to setup a Git repository under Review-
> > Board, except that they refer to Linux/Unix systems, and I am running
> > Windows Server 2003.
> > My Gitolite repositories are stored under D:\Repositories\Git (on the
> > same server as Review-Board)
> > Example: D:\Repositories\Git\sdu-test\.git
> > My understanding is that Review-Board needs a local clone of the
> > repository(ies). Therefore, I created a directory named LocalClones
> > and I cloned my repository.
> > Example: D:\Repositories\LocalClones\[I cloned sdu-test.git here]
> > Command used (from LocalClones directory): git clone ../Git/sdu-
> > test.git
> > (the clone was successful)
> > Now, in Review-Board, I'm trying to declare my sdu-test repository.
> > This is where nothing works. I always get an error no matter what
> > combination I try! Here are my initial settings:
> > Name is 'sdu-test'
> > Hosting type is 'Custom'
> > Repository type is 'Git'
> > For path, if I write:
> > 'file://D/Repositories/LocalClones/sdu-test/.git' --> Error:
> > Permission denied accessing the local Git repository '/Repositories/
> > LocalClones/sdu-test/.git'
> > '/D/Repositories/LocalClones/sdu-test/.git' --> Error: Permission
> > denied accessing the local Git repository '/D/Repositories/LocalClones/
> > sdu-test/.git'
> > 'ssh://git@localhost/cygdrive/d/Repositories/LocalClones' --> Error:
> > Unable to authenticate against this repository using one of the
> > supported authentication types.
> > 'D:\Repositories\LocalClones\sdu-test\.git' --> Error: (11001,
> > 'getaddrinfo failed')
> > No matter what I try, it just won't work! I've been looking for
> > tutorials online for days, but nobody online seems to encounter this
> > situation, which makes it even more frustrating...
> > Can anyone help me out with this? Thank you so much in advance.
> > Best regards,
> > Jean
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