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Forking and threading. They both do stuff while another loop or event handler, does it's thing. Load a DLL, and ask for a function or procedure to run, and it'll do it. Handling all those takes time waiting, or to come up with semaphores and mutex and what not. So the issue at times is that we want to have all that in AutoIt and there comes the OMGs. To me, it all comes to run something and not get the main loop stuck waiting, unresponsive, as if frozen. ( oh, there is no threading in AutoIt, what can I do ! ) Hence this UDFish ( I'm not good at technical writing 😕 ), that ha
So, I'm appealing to the experts once again as I'm at my whit's end. I have written a script that processes different files and folder and creates a backup of those files using the 7za.exe file. The archiving process works perfectly. My cleanup process to remove all but the last 3 copies of the archives also works flawlessly. The issue I'm having is that it seems the script, contrary to what I assumed and hoped, seems to process without stopping. It will start the archiving processes simultaneously even though the commands are on separate lines. This presents a huge problem because the last st