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Re: Execute command at shutdown

On Sun, 2 Jul 2006, Maurício wrote:

>   Hi,
>   Is it possible, using some cygwin functionality, to tell Windows to
> execute a command at shutdown? For instance, I would like to have:
> ipconfig.exe /release
> executed everytime I shutdown Windows, since I need that to avoid
> problems with my cable provider when using dual-boot. How can I do that?

One thing that comes to mind is a program that invokes the command you
want on SIGHUP, installed as a service with cygrunsrv that will terminate
at shutdown, with HUP as the termination signal.  Beware, though, that
services have a certain period of time in which to stop, after which the
service process will be terminated by Windows.

If I were you, I'd look into using the Windows hooks for this, instead.
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