[fpc-devel] simpleipc issues

Ondrej Pokorny lazarus at kluug.net
Tue Sep 29 14:53:24 CEST 2015

On 29.09.2015 14:42, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2015, Ondrej Pokorny wrote:
>> OK, I see your point. Yes, I think it is possible and even not that 
>> much work to do.
>> I programmed "multiple instances" handling into Lazarus IDE. It's the 
>> same like e.g. Adobe Photoshop or VLC player work - if you start the 
>> IDE without files in cmd parameters, the IDE is started. If you start 
>> IDE with files, the files are opened in already running instance. You 
>> can enable a truly "single instance" (always only single instance 
>> allowed) with an environment setting option.
>> IMO, we should keep the code in CustApp simple and don't do this 
>> advanced stuff. Only single/multiple instances option. If single 
>> instance is selected, allow to talk with the one single instance 
>> through IPC. If there are multiple instances, you cannot talk to 
>> other instances.
>> This should be doable.
>> What do you think?
> Exactly what I had in mind, simple yet functional :-)

OK,  I'll prepare this one as well. But the Lazarus IDE won't take 
advantage of CustApp (it will use AdvancedIPC directly with the custom 
advanced possibilities I already programmed).


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