• Subject: Re: Multiple GUI Sessions
  • From: Devinbowen@xxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 29 Jul 1999 01:43:37 EDT

In a message dated 07/28/1999 8:21:16 PM Pacific Daylight Time, 
maseaton@earthlink.net writes:

> Mixed Mode.  Does anyone know if you can install more than 1 GUI session
>  (CEA) on a single PC?  Part of the client's facilities are on 6.04 and part
>  are being upgraded from another software package to 6.1.  Until all
>  facilities are up, would like the ability to have a 6.04 and a 6.1 version
>  accessible from the PC.  If it is only a matter of switching workstation
>  settings manually that is acceptable but I haven't been able to make both
>  work.  Obviously need to install in separate paths on the PC, but what
>  else?

Just make sure that the ceaXXX.ini files installed into the windows directory 
for each version are the same (there really shouldn't be much difference in 
the files) or you should write a simple batch file to copy each version's ini 
files before you launch session manager and CEA apps.  A batch file could be 
written to do overwrite ini files and then launch bpcssm.exe.  

I successfully loaded and used v6.0.02 and v6.0.04 with the same (v6.0.04) 
ini files for many months about a year ago.  Take the time to make sure the 
files are compatible, though.  I'm a consultant and was testing and working 
on many different systems during this time - the definition of "successfully" 
is different for production systems.

I think you mentioned that you haven't been able to make it work.  What 
problems have you encountered?


Devin Bowen
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