[zeromq-dev] IPC on Windows (again)
ivan.pechorin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 22 12:41:04 CET 2011
2011/3/22 Marcelo Cantos <marcelo.cantos at gmail.com>:
> MartinL: The zpmd solution doesn't require a service. Erlang nodes start
> epmd on-the-fly when they detect that it isn't running, and it runs forever
> from that point on. This does, of course, require a zpmd.exe to be sitting
> around in easy reach, and I don't deny that this is a hack, but it's a hack
> that has proven itself to be effective and reliable.
If it's not an NT service, it will be shut down once somebody logins
and logouts with the same Windows account in session 0 of a server
(server console, basically). So, IMHO, "runs forever" is not possible
on Windows unless running as an NT service.
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