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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AW: forrest on Windows as background process
Date Mon, 13 Feb 2006 12:57:46 GMT
Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> Ross Gardler wrote:
> 
>>Johannes Schaefer wrote:
>>
>>>Ross Gardler wrote:
>>>
>>>>Johannes Schaefer wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>Jan.Materne@rzf.fin-nrw.de wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>>Johannes Schaefer wrote:
> 
> <snip/>
> 
>>>>>Thanks for the pointer, I guess I want to try
>>>>> "... the java wrapper provided by
>>>>>  http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.org
>>>>>  to provide jetty as an Win32 service."
>>>>>since it comes with Jetty 4.2.25 (extra/win32)
> 
> <snip/>
> 
>>>>>Can anyone bridge the gap and give me a commandline like
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>java org.mortbay.jetty.Server ...
>>>>>
>>>>>maybe plus some environment variables (CLASSPATH and the lot).
> 
> <snip/>
> 
>>>Can you confirm that I read the code correctly?
>>>Why do you call 'ant ... init' first?
>>>
>>>1. Invoke ant with
>>>   -Dproject.home=%WORKING_DIR% \
>>>   -Dbasedir=%FORREST_HOME%/main \
>>>   -Dforrest.home=%FORREST_HOME% \
>>>   init
>>
>>I forgot about that. The reason for the call is because there is some
>>preparation that needs doing (install of plugins etc). I never
>>implemented this in Java because it is not a long running process and
>>therefore doesn't need to be stopped by the user (whereas the server does).
> 
> 
> So if I got it right this may be done by 'forrest run' once
> and stopping forrest again. Afterwards I may start forrest as
> service using the following "command line"?

Yes, as long as there have been no changes (between restarts) to the 
stuff done in the "init" target of Forrest. From memory this is things 
like validation checks, copying of fixed resurces etc.

Ross

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