ann: servicestation - run your linux/mac services on windows without needing pywin...

Tim Golden mail at
Fri Jul 17 10:34:27 CEST 2009

Oisin Mulvihill wrote:
> Hi There,
> I gave a lightning talk about my ServiceStation project at Europython 
> 2009. While it
> isn't written in Python (C++/Windows), I did write it with python in 
> mind. Its
> released under the CDDL license.
> I'm hoping it will be of use to other Python users who will need to run 
> their services
> on windows, but don't want to learn much/anything about windows service 
> programming.

> If your interested in this check out the projects trac page for docs and download

It's not clear at a glance how this differs from, say, the
venerable SRVANY.EXE and a slew of other "Run-things-as-a-service"
programs. Absolutely not wishing to be disparaging, but what
is servicestation offering to distinguish itself?


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