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Re: ra_svn and Windows

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-12-02 04:28:48 CET

On Sunday, December 1, 2002, at 10:26 PM, Greg Hudson wrote:

> I think I'm ready to check in ra_svn. It's only minimally useful at
> the moment (because it only supports anonymous authentication), but
> it's a good starting point.
> I'd prefer not to break the windows build. The client code might
> conceivably build and work, but I'm clueless on how to write the
> equivalent of a daemon process on Windows. (The socket stuff seems
> pretty simple, but the other trappings of a daemon process seem
> difficult. on Unix, at startup you background, dissociate from the
> controlling tty, change dirs to "/", and ditch stdin/stdout/stderr; I
> also need to fork a process to handle each connection. Alternatively,
> I could run out of inetd, but that's equally Windows-unfriendly.)

can't APR handle this kind of stuff portably? what does apache do?


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