Reliable way to do something on shutdown?

Paul D. DeRocco pderocco at
Tue Jun 18 20:59:15 EDT 2013

> From: Phil Davis
> Maybe a shutDownRequest handler in the script of your 
> mainStack would do 
> the job. In effect this lets you pause the shutdown process before it 
> does anything, make sure your external is closed, then pass 
> shutdownRequest. I think I would start there.

Actually, that's where I did start, and it didn't work either.

> Or 'closeStackRequest' 
> like Terry suggested - it would work in the IDE or the 
> standalone. That might be a better approach.

I'll try that this evening. But I wish I understood why what should
"obviously" work, doesn't.


Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
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