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win32 service code

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "PgSql-Win32" <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: win32 service code
Date: 2004-05-27 19:10:58
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Last I spoke with Claudio, he was still waiting for some reactions from
others than me on how we want the service code. So I figured I'd post a
recap of the options we have. I've added some advantages/disadvantages,
but those are my thoughts only. There are sure to be others. 

1) Separate binary "pgservice.exe" that will CreateProcess() the
Advantages: Zero impact on postmaster code. Simple to do.
Disadvantages: Adds a platform-specific binary.

2) Include in postmaster doing an extra CreateProcess().
Advantages: No extra binary. Low impact on postmaster code.
Disadvantages: Two postmaster.exe:s. running (confusing? overhead?)

3) Include in postmaster but running on a separate thread (not process
as (2))
Advantages: No extra binary. No extra process. Most integration.
Disadvantages: Probably larger impact on postmaster code.

As said, I've probably missed some in adv/disadv, but I think I got all
our options.




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