[MonoDevelop] Mono and Crontab

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at whitemice.org
Sat Apr 3 09:15:17 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-04-03 at 08:00 -0500, Ryan Svihla wrote:
> Ok well if you already have scheduler code handled (and end up being
> content with it) then quartz is not needed.  In normal windows .net
> development using a service is the standard issue approach.

> HOWEVER, frequently those of us who are dirty windows developers by
> day know full well that services created with ServiceBase tend to
> cause exception handling and hanging issues so we just create a
> console application and then use something like SRVANY to turn that
> exe into a service.
> I see no reason at all you cannot do the exact same thing here since
> pretty much all "services" or daemons in *nix are just init scrips
> that call executables anyway.  

Mono supports ServiceBase, you should be able to stop and start a .NET
service (provided it will run on Mono) just like a daemon.  Look at the
man page for mono-service.

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