Re: Recipes for automatically starting deschall (different

Keith Chang (changk@ucs.orst.edu)
Sun, 20 Apr 1997 19:26:15 -0700


>But there's no way to have it running when people *aren't* logged in?
>That's the exact time you want to run it the most.
>
>I'm told that Windows "Services" are vaguely like Unix daemons. At
>least, they can be run in the background without benig attached to a
>particular user. That'd be the way to go.

Correct, you'd want to re-compile or whatever the app (as mentioned just
recently on the list) to run it as a service. Putting it in the startup
group would just spawn the app once a user logs on. If they log out, the
app stops.

-Keith