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Re: $connection and $sys.startup()

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Mon Nov 15 22:22:55 1993 )

Date: Mon, 15 Nov 1993 20:17:58 -0600 (MDT)
From: Lynx <BRANDON@cc.usu.edu>
To: coldstuff@MIT.EDU
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> I'd like to hear why my code wouldn't work.  Keep in mind that nothing
> keeps track of connection objects except for $sys, which starts off
> with a clean slate.

I cannot recall (shoulda saved a log file).  It just printed some errors
dealing with ~type to the logfile and didnt destroy anything...

> If you put it in the wrong place, yes.  The code should be placed near
> the beginning of $sys.startup().

sure, now you say that :)  Althought in retrospect it does make sense.

> This is *not* the right way to do it.  It will leave one connection
> object, but there is no guarantee that it is the particular one that
> the system object has as the receiver on the port.  You got lucky.

Well, I said that there was probably a better way to do it.  And I am lucky.