Mo Dejong's install problems

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Mar 31 12:42:00 GMT 2000


On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 01:12:18PM -0500, Sergey Okhapkin wrote:
>> >One way is to create a tiny Cygwin app that is always running, and that
>> >creates that shareable area that all Cygwin processes attach to. Sort of
>> >a 'init' process. If it's dead, the next Cygwin DLL load will start it
>> >again.
>>
>> Maybe we ought to install inetd by default.  Kill two or three birds with
>> one stone...
>>
>
>BTW, a two or three years ago I ported linux's init to cygwin. It worked,
>but was forgotten... Along with running /etc/rc to start inetd etc, I had
>several getty running to accept a modem incoming calls:-)

Hmm....  Interesting.  We'd have to modify the DLL to allow init to be process
1, though.  It just wouldn't be right otherwise.

cgf


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