[Ironpython-users] Windows Service Applications?

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Fri Feb 1 21:00:28 CET 2013

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 4:19 PM, Don Spaulding <donspauldingii at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm new to IronPython.  I'm using IPy to wrap a .NET assembly.  I've got my
> wrapper written and functional from the command line.  Now I want to run the
> python wrapper as a windows service application.  Anyone know how I can do
> that?
> I found a project on codeplex that seems to be solving this problem
> (http://dlrhostservice.codeplex.com/).  It's rather light on documentation
> and I haven't been able to make heads or tails out of how to use the project
> based on reading the source.  Any help in this area would be appreciated.

If there's a way to create a service that launches an exe, it would be
easiest to use that, point it at ipy.exe, and pass in your script as
the argument.  It looks like http://serviceex.com/ might fir the bill,
but I've never used it.

- Jeff

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