[sylpheed:33985] Re: multiple instances, again
hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Thu May 20 18:52:14 JST 2010
On Wed, 12 May 2010 12:25:02 -0400
Dennis Nezic <dennisn at dennisn.dyndns.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Apr 2010 15:46:12 -0400, Casco Bucci wrote:
> > On Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:29:46 -0400
> > Dennis Nezic <dennisn at dennisn.dyndns.org> wrote:
> > > I know it was asked a long time ago, but it still doesn't quite
> > > make sense to me... why can't I open multiple instances of
> > > sylpheed (that use, for example, different IMAP servers)?
> > >
> > You actually can, if you roll your own (Linux) or with a one or two
> > byte hack to the Win32 binary.
> > I've not yet done it with the 3.x version though.
> > Write me off-list if you're interested.
> I am on 3.x now :\.
> Hiro -- you don't think multiple instances are a good idea? :)
I was hesitative about multiple instances because accessing a resource
(local folders, settings, etc.) from multiple processes can cause
inconsistensy without proper resource management.
Maybe it's not a problem if they are completely separated. I'll think
Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>
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