[ros-dev] Service Control Manager, Plug and Pray, SMB and RPC

Eric Kohl eric.kohl at t-online.de
Tue Mar 29 17:34:38 CEST 2005

Steven Edwards wrote:

> Yes those are most of the functions I need for CoLinux and the Windows Installer service. Wine has
> a good bit of that implemented using a pipe for communitcation but I assume on Windows its all
> LPC/RPC to support "net start servicename". Anyway if no one objects I will look at importing the
> hackish Wine code and see if I can make it work.

Sure! I can replace the frontend  code by a proper RPC implementation 
when WIDL and rpcrt4 are ready for use. But since we also need a working 
backend (service management code) it is a good idea to borrow that from 


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