I generally recommend people do not try to install on Windows, as it's much
more painful to get set up and maintained, and it's typically slower. If
you're a Windows shop, I recommend using an Ubuntu or Fedora VM on
something like VMware Workstation or some other product.
That said, I don't have any real idea why you're hitting that specific
error, except that that error is a direct response to us attempting to
create and then remove a directory and hitting an error in doing so. One
thing you could try doing is to edit the reviewboard/cmdline/rbsite.py
file, look for the "check_permissions" function, and add some print
debugging to figure out how far it's getting. Maybe change the:
except OSError, e:
You may get more information as to which operation is failing.
Christian Hammond - chip...@chipx86.com
Review Board - http://www.reviewboard.org
VMware, Inc. - http://www.vmware.com
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 3:11 PM, mark.har...@arcinnovations.co.nz <
> I'm trying to install ReviewBoard on a Windows machine for evaluation.
> After fighting my way through the Windows installation, which may or
> may not have been successful, I then moved through to the "Creating a
> Review Board Site" section (http://www.reviewboard.org/docs/manual/1.6/
> When I try and run the "rb-site install" command ("rb-site install /
> var/www/reviews.example.com"), I get the following error:
> [!] Unable to create the /var/www/reviews.example.com directory. Make
> sure you're running as an administrator and that the directory does
> not contain any files.
> The directory does not exist and I am running the script as an
> administrator. Can anyone suggest a solution to this issue, please?
> Thanks for any assistance.
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