[Spread-users] flooding mailboxes SP_error (-8)

Alec H. Peterson alec.peterson at messagesystems.com
Thu May 10 11:59:00 EDT 2007

Hi Jeremy,

On May 10, 2007, at 8:53, Jeremy Ma wrote:

> I'm running into this problem where I have one program sending  
> messages to another program yet the receiving program is not  
> handling/reading the messages fast enough so after about a minute  
> or so, I get an SP_error. The problem lies with my mailbox flooding  
> and eventually spread quitting.

Yup, it'll do that.

> One thing that might fix this is if everytime I call a read from my  
> mailbox, I read until my mailbox is empty. Is there some function/ 
> flag in spread that will indicate to me when my mailbox is empty?

SP_poll() is what you're looking for.


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