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From Jacek Laskowski <>
Subject Re: Shutdown scripts
Date Fri, 11 Nov 2005 20:54:46 GMT
Dave Colasurdo wrote:

> I agree the current behavior is appropriate for a developer.  I was 
> thinking more about end users. Similar to your suggestion, should we 
> consider adding an option to the|bat script to put the 
> process in background?  Actually, I'm wondering if the default behavior 
> (|bat w/o any options) should be geared toward end users and 
> would run the process in background.  And specifying the option 
> (-foreground) would allow the process to be run in the current window 
> for developers.

As you're doing it....could we (you ;)) follow Tomcat's approach where 
start starts an instance in the background and run runs it in the 
foreground? The default option would list the available options.

> Of course, windows service and init.d are also useful.  I think both 
> proposals are worth pursuing



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