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How to avoid multiple instances of your Windows application

, 27 Sep 2010 CPOL
I tend to use boost::interprocess::named_mutex for the same thing. The equivalent code is something like:using boost::interprocess;const char *application_name = "Application Name";int main()try{ struct named_mutex_killer { ~named_mutex_killer() {...

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Aescleal
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I've been programming since 1985 - starting with Fortran 77, then moving onto assembler, C and C++ in about 1991. I also know enough Java and Python to read code but you probably wouldn't want me writing it.

I've worked in a wide variety of application areas - defense, banking, games and security with the longest stints being in security. I also seem to end up programming devices far too often. This time I'm programming terahertz band body scanners.

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