2006/8/30, Enrico Tröger <enrico.troeger(a)uvena.de>de>:
good news today:
I just removed the code for handling the FIFO to detect a running
instance. It never worked as it should and as I imagined it.
Now, we use Unix Domain Sockets. So, the annoying dialog after a crash
isn't necessary anymore. Geany detects whether an instance is running
and if not, it starts a new one. If an instance is running, it opens
all files specified on the command line within this instance,
deiconifies the window and gets the focus to the running instance.
That is REALLY good news!!! That dialog was really annoying (at least to me).
just out of curiosity, though: is it at all possible to have two
instances running and have new files being opened in the most recent
one ? (much like Firefox's behavior of "open in the most recent
I really think it won't be possible, and it should not be a big deal
anyways. Just wanted to be sure, as I can't test it right now and I'm