I’m trying to get a basic service running on my development box. For
testing purposes, I’m using the demo_daemon.rb and demo_daemon_ctl.rb
that come as working examples with the gem. On my WinXP machine (with
the Ruby 1-click install) everything works as expected. However, on my
dev box (with InstantRails) I just modified the scripts a bit (added the
require for my environment) and it DOES create the service, but I cannot
start it. I looked in the services GUI in windows and I could not find
my service - however, after more tests, I realized that the program IS
creating the service, but it shows up as a bunch of weird characters
like æ•„æ½Ð€É³gá€€Ô€Ò°É³Ò°É³ and stuff, hence the reason why the service can’t
Does anybody have an idea as to why this kind of behavior is occurring?
Any and all help is appreciated!
- Jeff M.