[Gambas-user] A Beginner's Guide to Gambas

Benoit Minisini gambas at ...1...
Sat Oct 15 16:54:46 CEST 2005

On Saturday 15 October 2005 16:29, Scott wrote:
> Hi,
>     I have started reading the book and I like it, I am very new to
> Gambas and programming and this looks like it will be a big help, thank
> you.  I just have a few questions/comments from what I have read so far;
> I'm up to page 37.
>     First, I was very pleased to see comments on proper programming
> practices.  Thanks to you I will now make sure to name my variables
> using the variable type in its name.  Also, I noticed you mentioned
> "QUIT" to be used in a program to end it.  That has never worked for me
> in version 1 or 2 of the program, I will have the program end, but a
> console will pop up with the message, "WARNING: circular references
> detected Form1 (1) Mutex destroy failure: Device or resource busy
> WARNING: 2 allocation(s) non freed.".  I have been using "ME.Close" and
> that seems to work well to quit.

These messages are just warnings. When you use QUIT, the interpreter try to 
free everything itself, but can't succeed when there are open windows.

You should never use the QUIT instruction. Closing all your windows must be 


Benoit Minisini

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