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On Tue, 16 Sep 2003 14:09:04 -0700, Glen Starrett <grstarrett at cox.net> wrote: >At 12:19 PM 9/16/2003, keith d. zimmerman wrote: >>Uh, you didn't answer the question. I think he is asking how to start >>the cvsnt service in windows 98. And I don't think that is possible. > >True, I didn't answer the whole question--but I answered the part I did >know (seemed obvious why he got local protocol messages without a cvsroot >specified). Never tried to run as a server on Win9x... but I know some >apps run "service-like" in background / systray / etc. on Win9x. > It's not really possible on Win9x - it doesn't support some of the features that are needed to run as a server, such as passing a socket to the standard input of a subprocess. Also it has no authentication model at all. TBH these days I'm surprised anyone would ever try to even run Win9x, let alone run a server on it... Tony