PECL win32service >=0.4.0
win32_set_service_exit_mode - Define or return the exit mode for the current running service

win32_set_service_exit_mode( [bool$gracefulMode = true] ): bool

If gracefulMode parameter is provided, the exit mode is changed. When the exit mode is not gracefuly, the exit code used can be set with the win32_set_service_exit_code function.


This function work only in "cli" SAPI. On other SAPI this function is disabled.



true for exit graceful. false for exit with error.

Return Values

Return the current or old exit mode.

Exceptions and Errors

Prior to version 1.0.0, if the SAPI is not "cli", this function emits an E_ERROR level error.

As of version 1.0.0, will throw a Win32ServiceException if SAPI is not "cli"


Version Description
PECL win32service 1.0.0 Throws a ValueError on invalid data in parameters, previously false was returned.
PECL win32service 1.0.0 Throws a Win32ServiceException on error, previously a Win32 Error Code was returned.

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