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Re: error setting up ipc-daemon
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 13:28:06 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: error setting up ipc-daemon
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
Oops. Boy, am I glad I augmented my comment with an "if you use
The below still stands for launching services using cygrunsrv, though.
On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> I was under the impression that the currently recommend way to get
> inetd running as a cygwin service was this:
> inetd --install-as-service
> The resulting Windows service does not use cygrunsrv to invoke
> inetd--it is launched directly:
> Path to executable: D:\cygwin\usr\sbin\inetd.exe
> Randall Schulz
> At 10:01 2003-02-18, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >An excerpt from "cygrunsrv --help" below
> > -e, --env <VAR=VALUE> Optional environment strings which are added
> > to the environment when service is started.
> > You can add up to 255 environment strings using
> > the `--env' option.
> > Note: /bin is always added to $PATH to allow all
> > started applications to find at least
> > cygwin1.dll.
> >shows that you shouldn't really need to add c:\cygwin\bin to your system
> >path (if one uses cygrunsrv, that is). If that is not the case, then it's
> >a bug in cygrunsrv (or an error in documentation).
> > Igor
> >On Tue, 18 Feb 2003, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > > Daya,
> > >
> > > When I recently installed Cygwin anew on a system not my own and wanted
> > > to enable the Cygwin inetd, I had what might be the same problem. One
> > > thing that tipped me off was the fact that although the message was
> > > about the service not starting up "in a timely fashion," the failure
> > > occurred essentially immediately upon my attempt to manually start the
> > > service.
> > >
> > > It turned out that the system-wide PATH must contain the directory
> > > holding the Cygwin1.dll. I think that's because inetd is in /usr/sbin
> > > and Cygwin1.dll is in /bin (a.k.a. /usr/bin). Were they in the same
> > > directory, I don't think a PATH addition would be required to locate
> > > dependent DLLs.
> > >
> > > You'll also want to make sure that all your Cygwin mounts are system
> > > mounts, or they won't be seen by inetd and it may not be able to find
> > > other files it needs
> > >
> > > Randall Schulz
> > >
> > > At 06:31 2003-02-18, Daya Kiran Sunkara wrote:
> > > >Hi
> > > >I am trying to run ipc-daemon as a service under
> > > >windows xp. But i get the following error message
> > > >"Error 1053: The service did not respond to the start
> > > >or control request in a timely fashion"
> > > >
> > > >Can anyone please explain me what this means!!!
> > > >Bye
> > > >Daku
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