Inter-Application Communication on Windows
dave at looktowindward.com
Thu Feb 14 06:06:45 EST 2008
Since they are two standalone applications they will have different
engine's and different SQLite libraries, so I don't think you could
access the same database with it getting corrupted. If you know a way
do this this I'd be VERY interested.
All the Best
On 13 Feb 2008, at 19:08, viktoras didziulis wrote:
> What about the 2 applications connecting to the same sqlite
> database - one updates the db, the other checks whether and how it
> was updated?..
> Richard Gaskin wrote:
>> Dave wrote:
>>> I have an application that periodically creates or updates an
>>> SQLite database (actually there are lots of databases (separate
>>> SQLite files), but only one is worked on at a time) and then
>>> sends the results to the server. This process can take upwards
>>> of 15 minutes to complete. In the meantime I want to be able to
>>> still use the application to do other things (such as create
>>> playlists in iTunes).
>> I'd use sockets, or polling for a file. While polling a file's
>> content can eat some cycles, polling for the existence of a file
>> is pretty darn fast. Given the scenario you describe, where
>> you're not really expecting a result for several minutes, you
>> could probably get away with polling for a file every few
>> seconds. Cheap, simple, reasonably efficient.
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