Stopping my ATL service failed

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Tue, 9 May 2006 01:11:02 -0700

I've created a ATL service in VC++ (unmanaged code) on Visual Studio 2005.
Everything works fine.

But I still have a problem to stop my service.

During its termination, my service needs time to communicate with external
components (about 5 minutes).

When I stop my service from the "Control manager", my service enters in a
STOP_PENDING state. I start a independant thread which refresh its status by
calling regularly SetServiceStatus.

But the "Control Manager" generates a 1053 error after a timeout of about 2

After several days of work, I can't find the reason, so need help.

For information, there is my code:

void CMyServiceModule::OnStop()
      m_status.dwWaitHint = 10000;
      m_status.dwCheckPoint = 1;

      _beginthread( StopFunct, 0, (void *) this );

      // PostThreadMessage(m_dwThreadID, WM_QUIT, 0, 0);

void StopFunct( void *ch )
      CMyServiceModule *pThis= (CMyServiceModule *)ch;

      DWORD dwStart = GetTickCount();
      dwStart += 300000;
     while (dwStart>GetTickCount()) {
           pThis->m_status.dwWaitHint += 10000;

     PostThreadMessage(pThis->m_dwThreadID, WM_QUIT, 0, 0);

I used the SetServiceStatus which came from the parent class

void CAtlServiceModuleT::SetServiceStatus(DWORD dwState) throw()
    m_status.dwCurrentState = dwState;
    ::SetServiceStatus(m_hServiceStatus, &m_status);

Thanks in advance....


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