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Top Forums UNIX for Advanced & Expert Users Writing a service in Linux Post 29201 by preetham on Tuesday 1st of October 2002 05:29:36 PM
Old 10-01-2002
Writing a service in Linux

Hi All:
I want to write a program that runs like a service(in the background) and should start up when the system boots. It should always be running, no matter who has logged in, no matter if anybody has logged in et all.
Is there any online help i could get on this topic, appreciate the help
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XRCTL(1)							     Man Page								  XRCTL(1)

xrctl - Crossroads control-script SYNOPSIS
This manual page briefly documents xrctl, the Crossroads control-script. Instead of starting XR by hand, consider using xrctl. Edit /etc/xrctl.xml, which is the configuration file, and configure your service(s), all their options, and back ends. Then type xrctl start to start all your services, or xrctl stop to stop them. OPTIONS
list [SERVICE] - show configuration of a service, or of all start [SERVICE] - start a service, or all configured services stop [SERVICE] - stop a service, or all configured services kill [SERVICE] - brutal stop, interrupts connections force [SERVICE] - start a service (or all) if not running stopstart [SERVICE] - stop and start a service, or all killstart [SERVICE] - kill and start a service, or all status [SERVICE] - show running status of a service, or of all rotate [SERVICE] - rotate logs of a service or of all generateconfig [SERVICE] - queries running XR's for the configuration and shows it in the format of /etc/xrctl.xml SEE ALSO
xr(1), xrctl.xml(5) AUTHOR
xrctl was written by Karel Kubat <>. Web page: This man page was written by Frederik Dannemare <> and updated by Karel Kubat <>. Crossroads 2008,2009 XRCTL(1)

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