Updated: cygrunsrv-0.92-2

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Fri May 18 18:25:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles S. Wilson" <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
To: "Fred Yankowski" <fred@ontosys.com>
Cc: "Corinna Vinschen" <cygwin-apps@cygwin.com>
Sent: Saturday, May 19, 2001 2:09 AM
Subject: Re: Updated: cygrunsrv-0.92-2

> Fred Yankowski wrote:
> >
> > I agree.  We should be able to support the NT-service-management
> > in just one place -- cygrunsrv -- rather than duplicating in each
> > separate service.  OTOH, some simple services such as ipc-daemon can
> > run as a single NT process when service-management is integrated
> > them.
> Well, eventually IPC services will be supported by cygwin itself,
> coupled with a "cygwin daemon".  THAT daemon should use cygrunsrv.
> CygIPC (and ipc-daemon) are just interim solutions...
> --Chuck

hmm. That daemon may have a chicken-and-egg syndrome. (It may be needed
for proper operation of cygrun - file handles will be 'owned' by it to
prevent some security holes.) So I suspect that there will be:
* Cygwind - the cygwin daemon.
* cygrun - for all the other daemons-as-services.


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