Error deleting a stack

Mike Bonner bonnmike at
Mon Jan 1 11:38:54 EST 2018

Try using a send in time to do the deletion?  Also, with the settings you
currently have, closing the stack SHOULD remove it from memory once any
running scripts are complete.

On Mon, Jan 1, 2018 at 9:03 AM, Graham Samuel via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Happy New Year to all!
> I have a bit of script that says
>  delete stack “myStack”
> This runs in a mainstack (not the one I’m trying to delete, “myStack”,
> which I’ll call the target), but the path by which this script was invoked
> was started in a menu item in the target. I get error 377 “stack locked or
> object’s script is executing”. The target stack’s ‘cantDelete' property is
> false, its ‘destroyStack' and ‘destroyWindow' properties are true.
> The thing is, this used to work, probably in the LC 7 series. It never
> went wrong, so presumably something’s changed in the engine. I accept that
> it doesn’t work now, but I need to get the target stack definitively out of
> memory, and I don’t think just closing it does that.
> Can anyone help with this?
> Graham
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