[Mongrel] Using mongrel_rails: Can't install Redmine as win2003 service

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 17:47:50 EST 2009

On Sat, Nov 21, 2009 at 7:20 PM, Anton Andriyevskyy <x.meglio at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everyone.
> After stugging 3+ hours installing redmine I got success but still
> can't install redmine as service (windows 2003).
> So here is my problem. I successfully installed redmine and mapped it
> to mysql, created database and initialized it with default values.
> Last thing I'm trying to do is to install it as service on windows
> 2003, and for this I'm running in cmd mode this instruction:
> mongrel_rails service::install -N Redmine -c [your redmine folder] -p
> [portno] -e production
> and I get this error:
> C:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/win32-service-0.7.0-x86-mswin32-60/lib/
> win32/service.rb:282:in `initialize': no options provided
> (ArgumentError)
> When I try without params:
> mongrel_rails service::install
> ... it just says that name (-N) is obligatory.
> But when I try with name only (-N), I get the same error.

Please uninstall win32-service 0.7.0

mongrel_service has been linked to an specific version of
win32-service due API changes.

gem install win32-service -v 0.5.2

Luis Lavena
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but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
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