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  1. Puppet
  2. PUP-9131

Update puppet daemon.rb on windows to work without Win32 gems

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Normal
    • Resolution: Duplicate
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      daemon.rb uses FFI/API calls and not Win32 gems to create the puppet service on windows

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      daemon.rb uses FFI/API calls and not Win32 gems to create the puppet service on windows
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      Description

      Currently, the ruby process we use to make a service for puppet ( [daemon.rb|https://github.com/puppetlabs/puppet/blob/master/ext/windows/service/daemon.rb] ) makes use of Win32 gems to create a windows service.

       

      These gems are pretty out-of-date, and we should update puppet to work directly with FFI and the windows API to create the service.

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              Reporter:
              sean.mcdonald Sean McDonald
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