[REBOL] Strange behavior
From: amicom:sonic at: 30-Sep-2008 21:00
It's been a LONG time since I've written to the list, but I've been busy
scripting in REBOL ever since I worked at REBOL ('98 through '01).
I'm working on a (hopefully) commercial project, but I'm having a really
tough time. I'm using SDK-276. Here's a rundown of the project:
There is an "agent" component that is an encapped REBOL script, and its
job is to start as a service when the computer starts. Its only job is to
babysit another encapped REBOL script called the "client". If the client
locks up or quits unexpectedly, the agent kills any locked processes and
restarts the client. If the agent locks up or quits unexpectedly, the
client kills any locked processes and restarts the agent.
The client polls a file for any new instructions to perform, and if found,
it performs them. This file could contain any REBOL commands, including
The agent starts up fine, and it will restart the client when needed. The
client restarts the agent when needed. This is OK. However, the problem
comes when the client needs to open a window of any sort (could be another
executable using 'call, it could be a REBOL window, etc.). The executable
that the client calls will usually execute, but the window will not appear
most of the time. Sometimes, there will be a minimized window in the
tray, but it cannot be maximized. Sometimes, there will be no window at
all, but the executable will appear in the task manager.
Also, I've tried having both the agent and the client bring up a window
the first thing, but only the agent or the client's window will appear,
Thanks for your suggestions!