Win32Service 1.0.0 is available

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After the last 1.0.0Alpha2 version, the new version 1.0.0 of Win32Service extension for PHP is available.

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Win32Service is a PHP extension. Following the planned change for Win32Service, the version 0.4.x is for PHP7 and the version 1.0.x is for PHP8. This extension provides a simple way to run your PHP script like a service into the Windows Service Manager. Win32Service is same as supervisorD or SystemD for Linux.

The PHP documentation for win32service is up to date.

The v1.0.0 change log

  • Add Win32ServiceException (extends Exception)
  • The return value is no longer false when call method with wrong parameters
    • win32_start_service_ctrl_dispatcher
    • win32_set_service_exit_mode
    • win32_set_service_exit_code
    • win32_set_service_status
    • win32_create_service
    • win32_delete_service
    • win32_get_last_control_message
    • win32_query_service_status
    • win32_start_service
    • win32_stop_service
    • win32_pause_service
    • win32_continue_service
    • win32_send_custom_control
  • Add check in array information provided to win32_create_service. On error, this method throw a ValueError.
  • For function win32_send_custom_control, the PHP error The control argument value is not between 128 and 255. is now throw on ValueError.
  • For all function needed the service name, a ValueError is throw if the string is empty.
  • The PHP Error This function work only when using the CLI SAPI and called into the service code. has been converted to Win32ServiceException for this method
    • win32_start_service_ctrl_dispatcher
    • win32_set_service_exit_mode
    • win32_set_service_exit_code
    • win32_set_service_status
    • win32_get_last_control_message
  • The PHP Warning Service ctrl dispatcher already running has been converted to Win32ServiceException.
    This exception is throw if function win32_start_service_ctrl_dispatcher is called when the control dispatcher is already started.
  • The PHP Warning Failed to start dispatcher thread has been converted to Win32ServiceException.

Edit on December 1, 2020 : I have updated this blog post to add download pre-built DLL links.

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