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[aprssig] Additional IGates ?

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Mon Mar 21 20:10:18 UTC 2005


> Yes it will.  There is a program called JavaService
> http://www.multiplan.co.uk/software/javaservice/downloads.html that
> allows you to set any java program as an NT service.  I run all of the
> APRSCA servers as background services on Windows 2k Server.  Works very
> well.

The advantage of writing a real, native service is that you get logging in
Event Viewer, and that it'll handle service control requests more cleanly.
Pretty much all a wrapper can do is start and stop a program - I haven't
seen one that'll handle pause and continue requests, for example.  Still, a
service wrapper beats the heck out of running it on the desktop.

Scott
N1VG





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