• Subject: Re: How to tell if a program is active?
  • From: Boris Goldenberg <bpcsguru@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 22 Nov 1999 13:31:19 -0800 (PST)

An easy way to accomplish this is programmatically:  when program starts, check
a data area for a value.  If dataarea blank, then put in a value to it and run
program.  If dataarea already contains a value, then display an error message
and don't run this program.

Regards,
Boris Goldenberg

--- "Reger, Bill" <breger@levitz.com> wrote:
> I need to make sure that a particular program is running only once.  I do
> not want multiple occurrences of this program to be running.  I'm sure my
> mind is already on Thanksgiving time since I can't seem to figure out how I
> can check whether a certain program is active or not.  Can anyone help me?
> 
> William K. Reger
> Senior Project Manager
> Levitz Furniture Corporation
> Phone:  (561) 994-5114
> E-mail:  breger@levitz.com <mailto:breger@levitz.com> 
> 
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