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Re: [PATCH] cygrunsrv --recovery <action>
- From: Rainer Hochreiter <rainer at hochreiter dot at>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 13:52:29 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] cygrunsrv --recovery <action>
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On Wed, 06 Oct 2004 12:17:49 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 6 11:57, Rainer Hochreiter wrote:
>> well, are there any guidelines how to submit patches and describing
>> ChangeLog syntax available?
> http://cygwin.com/contrib.html, section "When you have finalized your changes"
thanks for the link - i'll have a look at it!
> Just ignore the hint to send patches to the cygwin-patches list.
>> right! but if using ChangeServiceConfig2() is prohibited, why not writing
>> also directly to registry?
> Erm?!? Of course you should write directly to the registry. That's how
> writing the description field is implemented to stay NT4 compatible. So
> just copy the behaviour for writing the actions parameter.
but who guarantees that writing directly to the registry will be
compliant to upcoming windows version? this will also be a problem
for all the other config parameters written by cygrunsrv!
>> ok, maybe there is no public documentation
>> available for that. what i found out is, that SCM writes into a key named
>> 'FailureActions' of type REG_BINARY. anyone out here, who knows what to write
>> there? best would be the source of the sc.exe command ;-)
> I guess the easy way is to use ChangeServiceConfig2 with different
> arguments and look what it creates as result.
hm, reverse-engineering? sounds great ;-)
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