[Buildbot-devel] BuildBot on Windows

Stephen Davis stephendavis at mac.com
Thu Sep 16 20:12:07 UTC 2004

On Sep 16, 2004, at 12:51 PM, Brian Warner wrote:

>> Using --reactor win32 on the twistd command line seems to get past 
>> this.  Is
>> there any way to set the reactor when running mktap?
> No, the .tap files are meant to be reactor-agnostic. Adding the 
> argument to
> twistd is the correct place to do it.

Of course, from time to time, I forget to add it to the command line 
and the bot blows up.  :-)

>> Second, after I had the right reactor, I got an error try to run 
>> Subversion:
> That one is beyond my experience.. any other Windows users here? I'll 
> also
> forward the question on to the guy who runs the w32 slave for the 
> Twisted
> buildbot, he's probably had to deal with the same problems.

I have no problem running CVS out of the buildbot on Windows -- is the 
SVN executable in your %PATH%?  That's all I had to do to get CVS to 
work (I'm on XP btw).  At some point during bringup I did run into the 
path length limitation so, even though it appeared to be set in the 
environment settings panel, it wasn't really.  Could that be your 


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