[RC5-PROXYPER] Running the Win32 PProxy "detached"

Petr Novotny Petr.Novotny at antek.cz
Thu Sep 3 09:42:43 EDT 1998


> Has anyone had any success getting the Win32 PProxy to run
> "detached"? 

You can't under Win95.

> I've been running the Linux PProxy this way for months;
> however, I'm having to move the proxy to a Win95 machine.  Using the
> exact same .ini file that has been working OK on the Linux box, the
> Win32 proxy starts up OK but doesn't detach.  Is this feature not
> supported?

Exactly.

>  The closest reference I could find in the docs or the
> RC5-PROXYPER archives was the ability to use the "-install" switch
> to run the proxy as a service under NT.  I tried it under Win95, but
> it didn't work.

There are no "services" in WinNT sense on Win95 and the "services 
API" is missing.
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