Real-time stack updating

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Wed Oct 11 09:25:05 EDT 2006

Hi Richard,

The info you provided doesn't make anything clear, because it says  
nothing about how your scripts work. If I understand your original  
post correctly, the problem is not the updating or downloading of the  
stacks, but the inability to access the data. So, what triggers the  
script that reads the data? Can you post the handler which calls this  
script, for a start?



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Op 11-okt-2006, om 14:33 heeft Richard Miller het volgende geschreven:

> Hi Mark,
> We actually have two programs that have similar updating processes.  
> Both of these are downloaded by our users from our web site.
> This second program has three possible substacks, any one of which  
> may have an update waiting for download. We could have gone with an  
> automatic update process that occurs at startup, but the thought  
> was to give our users the option to update at their convenience.  
> With this second program, one of the substacks is a fair bit larger  
> and not something we necessarily wanted to force a user to wait for  
> upon startup. So an "update" button simply becomes visible on the  
> opening page of the main stack at startup if an update is available.
> To answer your first questions, there's no preopenstack handler  
> involved and no lockmessages command used anywhere. The sequence of  
> commands is:
> (From inside stack 2.. the .rev stack)
>     Close this stack
>     Open stack 1
> (From inside stack 1.... the .exe stack)
>     Delete stack 2
>     Download new stack 2
>     Open stack 2
> Thanks.
> Richard

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