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Re: services not starting with 20060104 snapshot
On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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?
Nope, didn't work. The service doesn't start in this case.
> And, if that doesn't work, then try commenting out the
I wasn't sure whether you meant commenting it out after the swap or
before, so I tried both. It didn't affect the behavior in either case
(service not started with the swap; no output from ssh without the swap).
> Also, what version of XP are you running? Pro? Is it up-to-date with
> all service packs and updates?
I'm running XP Pro SP1, with most updates applied (except KB835409 and
KB910437, which are pending).
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