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Re: can user add his own service in cygwin inetd?

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 10:32:49PM -0500, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> Sorry, I'm not an inetd expert.  I'd be stuck looking at the available 
> documents too.  It's not immediately obvious to me that a perl program 
> wouldn't be able to be run from inetd but then again, I don't know what
> you're doing.  If you do exactly what you've done on Linux and it works
> there but not with Cygwin, well, then I guess that means there's some
> difference that will need to be tracked down.  If you're interested in 
> doing so, you could start with invoking inetd with the -d flag.  That
> may shed some light.

The started application (as e. g. rshd, telnetd, ftpd) have to expect
the opened socket descriptors to the client application as stdio
file descriptors (0, 1, 2).  That should be all you have to check.


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