schedsvc: Add Task Scheduler service. Try 2.

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at
Thu Mar 6 04:04:06 CST 2014

Alexandre Julliard <julliard at> wrote:

> It needs a more convincing argument. For instance, why do you need this
> service

I have an application that depends on this.

> where does the interface definition come from,

It's documented in MSDN:

> why does it need a global header

If you mean a global .idl then it follows what's already present
for the services.exe service since it's also a service exporting
public RPC API.

> why does the service need to run constantly, etc.

Task scheduler service needs to run constantly because it may need
to handle various events like user login/logout, tasks starting when
the system becomes idle, network connects/disconnects, tasks starting
at any specified date and time, and many other types of triggers.


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