[Buildbot-devel] Problem running mercurial tests on windows

Marcus Lindblom macke at yar.nu
Sat Dec 13 00:19:35 UTC 2008

Marcus Lindblom wrote:
> Marcus Lindblom wrote:
>> Marcus Lindblom wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I get problems running some tests (svn, cvs and mercurial tests fail, 
>>> bzr works ok, darcs works somewhat) yet the apps themselvs work great) 
>>> and get these exceptions:
>>> exceptions.OSError: (2, 'CreateProcess', 'The system cannot find the 
>>> file specified.')
>> Debugging this tells me that the exe->path detection fails on 
>> whitespaces, since cvs is in 'c:\program files\bin\cvs.exe' on my 
>> computer, and it tries to run 'c:\program' with 'files\bin\cvs.exe' as 
>> first argument.
> Ping?
> Has anyone ever run these tests successfully on windows?

I've addressed some issues with some patches on a new ticket at 

Still not 100% (I get some failures), but at least none of the vc-ops in 
test_vc.py fail anymore. (The slave-ops like cvs-checkout and svn-patch 
application don't succeed)


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