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Re: services not starting with 20060104 snapshot

On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 11:04:55PM -0500, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>Chris, you asleep?  Good.  No need to disturb a good night's sleep with
>some bad news.
>I figured out why it didn't work for me the first time and why it did
>after that.  I think I'm finally up-to-speed with what these two competing
>blocks of code do to create this issue. ;-)  For all those wondering (does
>anybody still have the strength to keep reading this thread? ;-) ), the
>first time I tried it, sshd could not interact with the desktop.  With
>Chris's patch and this switch off, I see no extra consoles and no output
>from 'ssh localhost date'.  Turning on desktop interaction for sshd and
>restarting the service, I see no extra consoles and I get output from
>'ssh localhost date'.  It's all so obvious now. ;-)
>So there is still a problem (but a less than appetizing workaround).

I'm still awake.  I'm trying to create a SP1 version of Win XP from an
extra copy of XP that I have sitting around.

I didn't anticipate that this would have different effects based on
whether the service was allowed to interact with the desktop or not.  I
may be able to work around that fact.

The reason for ignoring the argument in set_console_state_for_spawn is
that I think the CreateWindowStation function always has to be called
regardless of whether it's a non-cygwin process or not.


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