[SM-Discuss] Is it possible to pause sorcery or cast?
rohan.nicholls at pareto.nl
Wed Aug 4 05:37:07 EDT 2004
I have been reading the docs quite a bit lately, and there are warnings
about stopping sorcery or cast in the middle of what it is doing, but
nothing about if there is a way to safely stop it.
This came about when I did the full rebuild, and was running out of time
before I had to go home and it was happily still chugging along.
Fortunately it stopped in time for me to get home, but it got me to
I understand that killing the process while compiling is a bad idea, but
does it mess up the queue or internal housekeeping to stop cast when it
is asking you questions? ie. before it starts installing a new
package. And if it does would it be possible to add an option to allow
a user to pause its execution, have it save its current state to be
Just something I came across in my explorations. Very nice system you
have built here everyone, the dependency handling is amazing.
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