From: Jatinder Singh [mailto:jatinder.saundh / gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, June 05, 2006 3:29 PM
> From a ruby program I would like to start another process which should
> continue to run even after the parent process dies.
> Is there any way I could achive this?
[...]
> 3. Daemons module(support for POSIX systems) can be used for creating
> daemons, but only on UNIX systems.
>     http://rubyforge.org/projects/daemons/.

Windows has daemon-like concept named "service". There is win32-service
module (inside win32utils project) for working with services.

Hope this helps.

V.