Greetings, I'm had a problem with adding a CVS repository running on CVS 1.11. I'm accessing it using ssh with a key and my CVSROOT is valid. When I click Save on the "Add Repository" page it returns the message "A repository was not found at the specified path." This is on CentOS 6 with both ReviewBoard 1.7.25 and 2.0rc3.
I found that ReviewBoard is attempting to execute the "rls" cvs command, which isn't valid until CVS 1.12, which is the 'feature' build. The current stable build is 1.11.23 (according to http://ftp.gnu.org/non-gnu/cvs/source/stable/). Anyone attempting to add a CVS server running anything lower than 1.12 is going to fail. I suspect that even if the server was 1.12 the operation would still fail if the client is anything less than 1.12. I found the problem in /usr/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ReviewBoard-2.0rc3-py2.6.egg/reviewboard/scmtools/cvs.py: 331 def check_repository(self): 332 p = SCMTool.popen(['cvs', '-f', '-d', self.cvsroot, '*rls* '], 333 self.local_site_name) 334 errmsg = six.text_type(p.stderr.read()) 335 if p.wait() != 0: 336 raise SCMError(errmsg) I was able to resolve the issue by substituting 'rls' for 'version' on line 332. Since ReviewBoard is just checking for the return code from CVS it should function the same. 331 def check_repository(self): 332 p = SCMTool.popen(['cvs', '-f', '-d', self.cvsroot, ' *version*'], 333 self.local_site_name) 334 errmsg = six.text_type(p.stderr.read()) 335 if p.wait() != 0: 336 raise SCMError(errmsg) I then did a recompile (python -m compileall .) from the reviewboard/scmtools directory and restarted Apache. Problem solved. Thought you might want to know. Your documentation indicates that on RHEL/CentOS you can install CVS using "yum install cvs". The version included with CentOS 6 is 1.11.23 and will not work without these modifications. Thanks, Jason -- Get the Review Board Power Pack at http://www.reviewboard.org/powerpack/ --- Sign up for Review Board hosting at RBCommons: https://rbcommons.com/ --- Happy user? Let us know at http://www.reviewboard.org/users/ --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "reviewboard" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to reviewboard+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.