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I've done some thinking about how you can avoid the locking up of the gui while the new messages are retrieved. That is, if you don't want to attempt some fork()ing and force everyone to upgrade to perl 5.6.

My solution is to separate the gui from the calls to retrieve the messages and have the messages stored in a file. Then make it so the program can be started with an argument, to tell it which mode it should start up in.

So, you would launch the program in gui mode first, then it would use the Win32::Process module to launch a second copy of itself in retrieval (non-gui) mode. So then you have 2 processes running independantly of each other, communicating via disk files.

It's a kludge, but it totally gets rid of the problem with the frozen gui. Unfortunately it requires nearly a complete rewrite of the code.


In reply to RE: Win32::GUI Chatterbox client by httptech
in thread Win32::GUI Chatterbox client by Shendal

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