Solved.  The server is running with SELinux "enforcing" and so the git 
command couldn't be started by apache.  The repository can be added by 
disabling SELinux, or running the two below commands
audit2allow -a -M reviewboard
semodule -i reviewboard.pp

On Friday, January 18, 2013 12:05:18 PM UTC-8, Jonathan Mastin wrote:
> Thanks Matthew.  Yes, I have tried with and without the .git
> On Friday, January 18, 2013 12:02:16 PM UTC-8, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
>> On 2013-01-16 19:53, Jonathan Mastin wrote: 
>> > I'm having trouble when I go to the Add Repository webpage 
>> > http://<server>/reviews/admin/db/scmtools/repository/add/ and choose to 
>> add 
>> > the path to my repository (/var/git/Intent/.git) and save changes, I 
>> get 
>> > the following error: Unable to retrieve information from local Git 
>> > repository 
>> (Possibly) silly question... have you tried without the .git? (I would 
>> have guessed that is not wanted, although I could be wrong.) 
>> -- 
>> Matthew 

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