Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Feb 6 22:24:02 CET 2015


Unfortunately the singlethreadedness of the engine prohibits any kind of cron process, which is what you need. You may be able to shell it out though. Not sure of the syntax, and I would look it up for you, but I wouldn’t want to rob you of the joys of paging through lots of nonsense to get the the real gem of information you need. 

Bob S


> On Feb 6, 2015, at 13:18 , Andrew Kluthe <andrew at ctech.me> wrote:
> 
> Yep, and that's no problem either, but I really want to minimize the length
> of time these could sit around on a machine between uses.
> 
> I am decrypting a sqlite db to an obscure temp folder on launch. I am doing
> this in lieu of being able to use something like sqlcipher with livecode
> and my sqlite DB being too large to store in memory.
> 
> The DB is only about 250 mb, but still too much to do anything comfortably
> in memory or stored in a custom property on the machines this is intended
> to run on (Older machines sitting in dealership maintenance departments).
> 
> Just trying to get the best of everything shutdown wise. shutdownRequest
> responds to SIGTERM's I was hoping there was something equivalent for
> SIGKILL or whatever windows is sending the process when exited from the
> task manager.
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Andrew
> 
> On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 2:42 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> 
>> Not sure if there is aa appropriate message but maybe you could check for
>> these files on startup and delete them then?
>> 
>> Pete
>> lcSQL Software <http://www.lcsql.com>
>> Home of lcStackBrowser <http://www.lcsql.com/lcstackbrowser.html> and
>> SQLiteAdmin <http://www.lcsql.com/sqliteadmin.html>
>> 
>> On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 12:37 PM, Andrew Kluthe <andrew at ctech.me> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello Ya'll,
>>> 
>>> I'm trying to run some cleanup handlers to delete temporary files when my
>>> standalone exits. I was wanting to now if there was a way to trap when an
>>> application is quit via ending the process abruptly in the task manager
>> on
>>> Windows (in my case 7).
>>> 
>>> I was hoping the shutdownRequest message would get hit when this is done,
>>> but testing it on windows 7 and LC 6.5.5 it exits without sending
>>> shutdownRequest
>>> 
>>> I can already handle when the my application is quit through more
>>> conventional means, but I want these temp files cleaned up regardless of
>>> how it exits (unless its a crash of course, etc).
>>> 
>>> Any tips on what to try next?
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Regards,
>>> 
>>> Andrew Kluthe
>>> andrew at ctech.me
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> 
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