I actually decided to do that instead, it just means moving that routine
towards the beginning instead of the end of the install.

-----Original Message-----
From: java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:java400-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
On Behalf Of Charles Wilt
Sent: Wednesday, November 03, 2010 8:17 AM
To: Java Programming on and around the IBM i
Subject: Re: .jar files in use on a restore

If it were me, have have the install routine check for the .JAR in use
before doing anything.

Then if it was in use display the jobs using it and tell the user they
must be ended prior to the install. Wouldn't hurt to include a check
to see if the job doing the install is on the list and if so tell the
user to sign off and sign back on without using the app.

In your scenario, what happens once the .jar is installed into a
temporary folder? The user must remember to move it manually later
after figuring out it is safe to do so? Just doesn't seem like a
good idea to me.


On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 5:02 PM, Anna Abt <acosgrove@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Our software could be run either way.  That must be the case, the jvm
the lock.  I am writing a procedure for install that will monitor for that
specific case and install in a temporary folder, notifying the user what
happened.  I can't think of any other way around it and I can't control
clients are doing.

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