Multi-standalone communication

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Dec 9 11:18:33 CST 2006


Viktoras Didziulis wrote:
> Just wondering whether it would be possible/feasible to construct a feature
> (or maybe to bugzillae a feature request) of revolution engine, (or maybe a
> module or external), that would make different instances of rev engine
> running on same machine seeing each other and sharing their global variables
>  Maybe such a module/feature could initially be implemented using sockets or
> environment variables or shared memory buffer for storing global values...

You can already set environment variables. Here is a quote from one of 
Mark Waddingham's posts:

> You can both read and write to shell variables in Revolution. So the
> following:
>   put foo into $FOO
>   put shell("echo $FOO")
> Results in what you would expect in the message-box :o)

This seems like an easy way to do it.

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