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AutoIt - Events aren't fired

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stoggo

Hola

I'm using Autoit v3.3.0.0 and the wodHTTPdlx-component (http://www.weonlydo.com).

The component provides non-blocking functions to use the HTTP-Protocol.

It fires many Events, for example when Progress is made or when the a download is finished.

To make use of these Events, I use AutoIt's ObjEvent()-Function, which works fine.

But now I have 8 of these Components in my script instead of 1, and each downloads simultaneously.

And after some time it seems as if AutoIt is missing some fired Events. The Callback-Functions in Autoit just aren't called.

This happens just from time to time, but it is scriptbreaking!

I don't think it's the fault of the wodHTTPdlx-component and I'm pretty sure the events are fired, AutoIt just misses them.

Do you have any idea why this happens?

Are 8 simultaneously running components just to much for a scripting-language which isn't designed for parallelism?

I think I've read somewhere that Autoit just supports up to 64 "Callback stubs". Is this related to my problem?

Thank you very much!

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stoggo

OK, I've just found this description of how AutoIt handles events: http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.ph...mp;#entry145156

-The calling Object (HTMLFormElement) 'fires' an event to AutoIt

-AutoIt only 'caches' the event into a queue and says to the calling Object that it has been processed.

-The calling Object continues its work.

-Meanwhile, after AutoIt has finished processing a script line, my Event processing function is given some time.

-The Event Processor checks the queue, finds an Event, checks if a corresponding function exist in the script, and runs the function.

Is it possible that the combined events of 8 simultaneously running components just bust the Event Queue?

If yes, is there a workaround?

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