Updated: cygrunsrv-0.92-2

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-apps@cygwin.com
Mon May 21 07:25:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, May 21, 2001 at 09:53:36AM -0400, Jason Tishler wrote:
> On one hand, I like the idea of wrapping UNIX daemons with something
> like cygrunsrv to ease the porting to NT.  On the other hand, there is
> a certain appeal (at least to me) to have the UNIX daemon run as a true
> NT service without a wrapper.  However, this has caused code duplication
> in at least the following:
>     inetd
>     ipc-daemon
>     postmaster (assuming Fred's first approach)
> I was wondering whether or not it was worth it to structure cygrunsrv as
> a library and a "main."  In this way, the porter could choose between the
> simple (and quick) wrapping approach or linking with the library approach
> to get a true NT service.  The former approach would probably handle most
> of the cases while the latter would only be needed for daemons with special
> requirements.  In either case, code duplication would be minimized.

You're welcome to participate in the further development of cygrunsrv.


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