win32serviceutil won't start

kyosohma at gmail.com kyosohma at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 21:28:41 CET 2007


On Nov 28, 1:59 pm, Nikola Skoric <nick-n... at net4u.hr> wrote:
> Dana Mon, 26 Nov 2007 08:50:23 -0800 (PST),
> kyoso... at gmail.com <kyoso... at gmail.com> kaze:
>
> > Sorry I didn't reply sooner. If you're creating a service based on a
> > Python file, check out the following links in addition to the book
> > Wolfgang mentioned:
>
> >http://agiletesting.blogspot.com/2005/09/running-python-script-as-win...
> >http://www.thescripts.com/forum/thread595660.html
> >http://essiene.blogspot.com/2005/04/python-windows-services.html
>
> > That should get you started. Hope it helps!
>
> Huh. Thank you guys a lot. I took a glance (albeit a rather long one)
> and decided that my users will have to install cygwin if they want to
> use my script. Service handling is just a bit to complicated (after
> creating UNIX daemon with 2 consecutive forks), and I'm not going to
> be paid for this :-D
>
> --
> "Now the storm has passed over me
> I'm left to drift on a dead calm sea
> And watch her forever through the cracks in the beams
> Nailed across the doorways of the bedrooms of my dreams"

Yeah...a lot of things on Windows is just too complicated for its own
good. Every now and again you'll stumble across something that's
pretty elegant though.

Mike



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