testing for image restart

Avi Bryant avi at beta4.com
Sat Jan 4 00:45:35 UTC 2003

On Sat, 4 Jan 2003, Andreas Raab wrote:

> I don't think this is what Derek meant. I would presume that he's rather
> interested in finding out if the image crashed the last time it was run.
> I've actually been interested myself in this but as of now there's no
> way to distinguish between a "quit" and a crash. It is also hard to
> figure out (for example) if you crashed after a "save".

The only way I came up with to do that is to write out a small file on
startup, and delete it on shutdown.  If the file exists when you start
back up again, you must have crashed.

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