Delete a stack from memory - fails?

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Jul 29 14:25:31 EDT 2008

Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Jul 29, 2008, at 2:03 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
>> On Jul 29, 2008, at 1:44 PM, J. Landman Gay wrote:
>>> Trevor DeVore wrote:
>>>> Polling is entirely possible. delete stack is very reliable. Like I 
>>>> said, I've never had it fail. When it *appears* to fail it is 
>>>> usually because something is going on in the background that brings 
>>>> the stack right back into memory.
>>> If the stack has any pending messages running it also won't close.
> Oh wait, do you mean that a handler that was calling with send in time 
> is executing at the time you issue 'delete stack'?

No, you're right, it closes and is removed. What I was thinking is that 
since pending messages prevent quitting, they also prevent closing -- 
but they don't. So scratch that. Like you, I've always found "delete 
stack" to be reliable.

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