Stack with the same name loop

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Wed Oct 6 19:43:31 EDT 2021

On the bright side, it isn't as confusing as the one that tells you the 
script has been changed in an external editor, even if it wasn't, and then 
you don't know whether to keep what you're looking at or take a chance and 
reload. You can lose work by choosing the wrong button.

Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at
HyperActive Software |
On October 6, 2021 4:32:25 PM Mark Wieder via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> On 10/6/21 1:22 PM, Eraklis Pittas via use-livecode wrote:
>> I just put up with it and kill LC -  I don't think we will ever have a
>> definitive answer or fix (prove me wrong please!) . As I say they
>> don't seem to eat their own Dog Food otherwise this would have been sorted
>> years ago.
> That's what I do as well. Kill, then go do something else for a bit.
> Reading the code that invokes this dialog (the reloadstack handler in
> revbackscriptlibrary.livecodescript) isn't much help. It's only the IDE
> that can't handle this, not the engine.
> This would all be moot if the IDE used the long id of the stack instead
> of just the short name of the stack, but that would require work.
> BTW - the original bug report on this is now 18 years old.
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>  Mark Wieder
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