[JDEV] Windows server source code

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at jabber.org
Thu Sep 5 18:19:16 CDT 2002

There are win32 servers (e.g., Tipic) but no true ports AFAIK. You might
also look at the new Joey project:



Peter Saint-Andre
Jabber Software Foundation

On Thu, 5 Sep 2002, Mark Hinnebusch wrote:

> If this has already been discussed, my apologies.  I dug through the 
> archives, but could have missed it.
> We are interested in building an application-level router for our products 
> and I'd like to build it on Jabber.  Most of our customers run Windows 2K 
> as their server architecture (hey, I'm an old mainframe hack, so platform 
> wars don't faze me!).  I pulled down the JabberD executable for Win32 and 
> it runs very nicely.  I pulled the JabberD source and looked it over and I 
> see that it is pretty much unix code and you compile on Cygwin.
> I was wondering if anyone has done a true port to Win32 and has made the 
> source available?  I've done unix to Win32 ports before and threading 
> models seem to be the biggest pain (that and not-the-fork).  I'm sure that 
> GNU p-threads work fine but my Win32 guys aren't familiar with it so 
> support is a bit of an issue.  That was the first thing that struck me on 
> looking over the source.  So, I'm evaluating the pros and cons of a true 
> port and didn't really want to re-invent the wheel (or even this flavor of 
> the wheel).
>    Anyone got source?
> thanks in advance,
> -mark
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