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Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] fork/exec patch

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: pgsql-hackers-win32 <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] [PATCHES] fork/exec patch
Date: 2003-12-16 18:45:34
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Magnus Hagander wrote:

> 
>>BTW, is anyone working on building in code to run as a 
>>service? Or do we 
>>plan to use a service wrapper?
> 
> 
> I think custom code will be needed. It could be in the form of a wrapper
> or in the form of integrated code. But if you use one of the general
> wrappers, it's going to be hard to teach it to send signals to the
> postmaster in the way we want (regardless of which method is chosen for
> signals)
> 

Right. I expect we'll need 3 extra command line switches: one to install 
as a service, one to remove the service, and one to run as a service. Or 
possibly a small wrapper for the install/remove part, plus one extra 
command switch.


> But it's probably best to just get it up and running on a command prompt
> first :-)
> 

Indeed.

Another question: do we plan to use the Windows event log instead of or 
as well as syslog?

cheers

andrew


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