Cool generic scripts...

Dave Cragg dcragg at lacscentre.co.uk
Tue Nov 5 14:14:01 EST 2002


At 10:30 am -0600 5/11/02, Chipp Walters wrote:
>Brad,
>
>Some of the commands in libURL are asychronous. So it is possible to issue a
>command and then continue woriking in RR. In these cases, killsockets would
>help if one was to quit before a command was finishing executing. Course,
>I'm not sure RR/MC doesn't automatically kill sockets when quitting (??)
>
>I have built some of my own socket protocols for file transfer and seem to
>remember having some problem with a 'residual' effect after quitting a
>program with sockets open...that's why I use the killsockets on close stack
>script. It can't hurt.

It can. :)

closeStack isn't necessarily the same as quitting, for example when 
you have multiple windows. Closing all open sockets while libUrl is 
doing something is not a good idea. It shouldn't harm if you really 
are quitting, but if say your closeStack handler ran when a status 
window closed during a download, you could be in trouble. On shutdown 
would be a better place to do this.

Cheers
Dave



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