[Backgroundrb-devel] [PATCH] --detach on win32

Ezra Zygmuntowicz ezmobius at gmail.com
Sat Aug 5 16:14:03 EDT 2006


On Aug 5, 2006, at 4:38 AM, Michael Siebert wrote:

> Hello there!
> I made a little patch for scripts/backgroundrb/start to make detach  
> work on win32!
> It needs win32-process to work (it's a lib from the Win32 Utils  
> project on rubyforge: http://rubyforge.org/projects/win32utils/).  
> To install it, just issue a "gem install win32-process --include- 
> dependencies". If the script detects the :detach option (and a  
> win32 platform), it tries to load 'win32/process', so when that gem  
> isn't installed, it will throw an exception (but there's no need to  
> work around because when it reaches the forks, it will crash  
> nomatterwhat
>
> As always, its not tested very well, especially not on *nixes  
> (although it shouldn't affect them), so further testing would be  
> needed.
>
> greets
>
> -- 
> Michael Siebert < info at siebert-wd.de>
>
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Hey Michael!

	This is great, I'm sure the win32 folks will be very happy about  
this. I'm interested to see it. Did you ofrget to attach the patch  
when you sent this email out?


Thanks-
-Ezra
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