RE: cygrunsrv to have a timeout parameter for service startup
- Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 14:52:41 +0000
- From: "Lavrentiev, Anton (NIH/NLM/NCBI) [C] via cygwin" <cygwin@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: RE: cygrunsrv to have a timeout parameter for service startup
> No, 30 seconds is a hard system timeout in which a service must reply with
> an appropriate control message to let services.exe know it is ready to
> continue startup sequence.
I don't think there is a hard-coded system timeout, as long as the starting service keeps
posting its START_PENDING status, the service controller will wait.
And cygrunsrv seems to be doing that already.
MSDN doc says exactly that. And I've also seen some articles that tell the same.
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