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

Mark Roddy markroddy at gmail.com
Fri Jul 30 20:23:51 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 4:12 PM, Robert Stackhouse
<robertstackhouse at gmail.com> wrote:
> What does the twistd.log file say?
> On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 2:48 PM, Mark Roddy <markroddy at gmail.com> 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.
>> If I try from the services gui it says "The BuildBot service on Local
>> Computer started and the stopped.  Some services stop automatically if
>> they are not in use by other services or programs".
>> If I try to start it from the command line using "net start" it says
>> "The BuildBot service could not be started.  The service did not
>> report an error."
>> Has anyone else seen this problems?  Any help would be greatly
>> appreciated.
>> -Mark
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The twistd.log doesn't say anything about the attempt to start it up.
Additionally, if I delete the log file and try to start the service, a
new log file isn't created.


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