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Re: services not starting with 20060104 snapshot
On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 11:22:13PM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 08:45:15PM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>>>On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>>On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 06:38:26PM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>>>>>Frankly, I'm not sure what the right fix would be in this case, or even
>>>>>how to debug this... Any ideas on how I can simulate service startup
>>>>>on the command line (to allow popping up gdb) would be greatly
>>>>Does the change I just checked into CVS cause any difference in
>>>>behavior? If not, could you also try changing the CreateWindowStation
>>>>argument &sec_all_nih to NULL?
>>>Nope, sorry to say, neither helped. In both cases I got the same error
>>>1053 when starting the service. The Windows error log messages are
>>>identical as well.
>>How about the latest CVS? This will probably revert to the "ssh
>>localhost date" failing scenario, I assume.
>Sigh. Exactly. The service starts, though...
>I wonder if the service startup problem has to do with the fact that
>spawn_guts() calls GetProcessWindowStation() and isn't getting the one
>you create in fhandler_console::need_invisible()... Hmm, no, you call
>SetProcessWindowStation() there too... I can't think of a way for me
>to check whether it succeeds, though.
Can you try inverting the (now) two CreateWindowStation calls in
need_invisible so that the "CygwinInvisible" case is called first and
the NULL case is called second?
And, if that doesn't work, then try commenting out the
Also, what version of XP are you running? Pro? Is it up-to-date with
all service packs and updates?
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