Progress on preventing multiple instances of a program from running in windows

Dar Scott dsc at
Fri Dec 3 12:46:05 EST 2004

On Dec 3, 2004, at 10:34 AM, Frank D. Engel, Jr. wrote:

> Under Mac OS X 10.3.6, the result is empty if the "accept" command 
> works, and nonempty if it does not work.
> If the "accept" command gives a port number which is in use, the 
> "accept" command fails, and the result is nonempty.
> That is the behavior I am seeing.

That is what I see on OS X, too.  I think we are seeing a consistent 
pattern with the few comments.  This works as expected on OS X and not 
as expected on Windows.

     Dar Scott Consulting
     Programming Services

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