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RE: simple newbie init question
Ah, so you do want init services. Install the 'inetutils' package and
read up on inetd.
At 12:29 PM 1/21/2004, Edward W. Rouse you wrote:
>Thanks, I found the doc page for .bashrc and .profile. And I got
>postgres starting fine. But I need to start pserver for use with cvs.
>Can I do this with the cygwin bash shell or some other way? I read the
>apache/cygwin page on starting httpd. Is their something similar for the
>In other words, where does the line 'cvspserver stream tcp nowait root
>/usr/bin/cvs cvs --allow-root=/usr/local/cvsroot pserver' go?
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
>> Of Dave Korn
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 21, 2004 12:20 PM
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>> Subject: RE: simple newbie init question
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Edward W. Rouse
>> > I have installed Cygwin 1.5.5 on a Win2000 box. I included
>> > all of the packages, just to be safe. But I can't figure out
>> > where to add services to the init process. cygwin.bat starts
>> > the bash shell fine and I have set the PATH and some variables
>> There is no init process under cygwin.
>> > I want to start PostgreSQL and cvs only when I have the
>> > Cygwin session window open.
>> That'll *really* slow down opening the cygwin bash shell if it has
>> start up a couple of heavy-duty servers every time, but it's your
>> > Where do I put the commands?
>> That is to say, the .bashrc in your $HOME directory.
>> > I have created a script to start and stop these services from
>> > the command line, but would really like to automate the process.
>> See also
>> which details how you could get the cygwin version of postgresql up
>> running as a system service. I haven't tried that myself so I can't
>> for it personally but it looks like it ought to work to me....
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