[Gambas-user] IDE Does Not execute App if a copy of the app is open on the computer from another source.

Benoît Minisini g4mba5 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 21 15:35:39 CEST 2022

Le 21/04/2022 à 15:21, Brian G a écrit :
> Hi Ben,
>    Sorry to flog this to death, but here is what I found in my investigation so far.
>    1) Starting the TestQuit.gambas from with a bash session does not always show the issue
>    2) To create the issue every time I created an executable in my home directory
>    3) I launch executable such that it runs natively from a terminal with this command:
>            mate-terminal -x TestQuit.gambas &
>    4) I start the IDE and open the TestQuit.gambas project
>    5) I set the IDE to use the terminal emulator - mine uses mate-terminal by default
>    6) I Attempt to start/run the TestQuit project in the ide using the run option
>    6) The IDE opens the emulated terminal, does not start the app and exits the run option leaving the terminal emulator open.
>    7) I have since discovered that this happens in my testing and is reliably repeatable running any app natively inside a terminal  (i.e. without the bash shell) so far that are using signals.
>    8) This does not occur if you do not use the terminal emulation and allow the project to run in the IDE console. Then they co-exist happily.
>    9) I verified the IDE starting to run the project by placing a breakpoint in the first executable line of the TestQuit project.
> I hope this helps you create the issue locally
> Thanks

Does it occur if you use a different external terminal than 'mate-terminal'?

The IDE and the debugger embedded inside the running process communicate 
using a specific signal (SIGUSR2).

Benoît Minisini

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