[Buildbot-devel] Windows 7 Build Slave as a Service

Neal Chant neal at ethermonkey.net
Mon Aug 2 17:59:18 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-07-30 at 15:48 -0400, Mark Roddy wrote:
> Hi,
> Has anyone been able to get a build slave running on Windows 7 as a
> service?   I've had it running on Windows XP for a while now without a
> problem.  Under Windows 7, if I manually start it from the commandline
> everything is fine, and the service seems to install fine via
> buildbot_service.py.  However, the service will not start.

Yup, Win7 running as service.
Followed this http://buildbot.net/trac/wiki/RunningBuildbotOnWindows 

> Has anyone else seen this problems?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Check the logs (I forget which) it'll probably be the user / pw combo
that BB is starting as, or permission for that user to run as service
(doc above)


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