Mailing List Archived Message #158

From: "Doug Bissett" <> Full Headers
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Subject: Re: [lswitcher-dev] Response to recent posts
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 2020 14:05:43 -0700 (MST)
To: "lSwitcher Developers Mailing List" <>

On 2020-11-26, at 12:41:54, Gregg Young wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Nov 2020 13:14:08 +0100 Alfredo Fernández Díaz wrote:
> >
> >Hi,
> >
> >I think you guys misread me, or perhaps I went in too many roundabouts
> >as usual,
> >
> >On 20/11/26 07:45, Gregg Young wrote:
> >[...]
> >>Mutiple lswitchers of any kind: The protection of shared memory in this
> >>case
> >>is non-trivial partiuarly in an SMP setting. I am unwilling to even
> >>look at
> >>this after it took me many months to hopefully make fat32 multiproceser
> >>safe.
> >>If you want to write and debug the semaphore code for this feel free to
> >>do it.
> >
> >I don't want multiple lSwitcher widgets at all. I was trying to point
> >out that instead of one globally, currently one lSwitcher widget *per
> >XCenter* is allowed.
> This shouldn't be true. The widget is set WGTF_UNIQUEGLOBAL which means one widget period. If you can install one on a
> second xcenter it is a bug in xwp.

It is not working correctly. Neither is REMM. Both will allow their
widget to be added to a second XCenter. They both block a second
attempt in the same XCenter. Time to rattle RW's cage, I guess.

> >
> >I have no doubt getting multiple such things to work would be difficult,
> >and probably is useless -- but in that case, as soon as the first
> >lSwitcher widget is created, the option should be grayed out in ALL
> >XCenters.
> It is set so it should be grayed on them all. Thanks

But it isn't.

> Gregg

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