Standalone runs openstack & closestack b4 stack window appears

Thomas McGrath III 3mcgrath at
Fri Sep 24 08:25:45 EDT 2004

I have had the double open stack thing happen in a few standalones. I 
use the 'on startup' and 'on shutdown' messages instead.

Don't know why it happens though.



On Sep 24, 2004, at 7:20 AM, Bruce A. Pokras wrote:

> I have a single-stack rev project in which the stack script has both 
> an openstack handler and a closestack handler. Doesn't sound that 
> unusual, does it? However, when compiled as a standalone with Rev 2.5 
> under Mac OS 9.1,  _both_ the openstack _and_ closestack handlers run 
> before the stack window appears. Then, once the stack window appears, 
> the openstack handler runs _again_!
> There are not other openstack or closestack handlers in the stack. I 
> checked the documentation to see if this was normal, but could not 
> find anything. I worked around this problem by testing for the 
> existence of the stack window in the openstack handler, and changing 
> the closestack handler to a closestackrequest handler.
> Does anyone have an inkling why a closestack handler would run upon 
> starting a standalone, and why an openstack handler would run twice?
> Regards,
> Bruce Pokras
> Blazing Dawnsoftware
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Thomas J. McGrath III
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