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Re: win32 service code

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,"Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
Cc: "Andrew Dunstan" <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>,"pgsql-hackers-win32" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: win32 service code
Date: 2004-05-27 21:12:15
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>> > >I had a thought that on win32 pg_ctl start/stop would 
>mean start/stop
>> > >the service (always) on win32, and for this to be the only way to
>> start
>> 
>> > No, we need to be able to run *not* under the service manager, and
>> > pg_ctl needs to be able to control that, IMNSHO.
>> > 
>> > Users might not have admin privs (e.g. in a classroom setting).
>> 
>> Ok, fair enough.  Do you think start/stop service should 
>still be done
>> through pg_ctl?
>
>What are the advantages of _not_ using pg_ctl?

That all other services are handled through the service MMC snapin.

That's not a reason not to support *both*, though.

//Magnus

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