Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

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Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by layzor » Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:14 am

For the past few months, I've had the following setup:

3 saved profiles, running in 3 separate XnConvert windows/sessions, each window looking at 3 different hot folder individually.

Recently, I've noticed that all 3 sessions have been looking into each other's hot folder and it 'competes' to process the files even tho they haven't been selected in the hot folder. I can tell it competes because in the Status tab, I can see one has processed it, and the others comes up with an open error.

I have restarted the machine, reset and reloaded the profiles and configs and still its competing and looking at other hot folders. I am currently running version 1.80.

Anyone else experiencing this? Also, any way I can fix it?

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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by xnview » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:37 pm

you use 3 differents xnconvert.ini?
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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by layzor » Wed Sep 18, 2019 5:24 am

Sorry I just saw the reply.

No to the .INI
How should I go about this?

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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by xnview » Mon Sep 23, 2019 2:25 pm

if you change hot folder in one isntance, it will be changed for others too..

i'm wrong, with current version it's not possible to choose different .ini, i'll add for next version
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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by layzor » Tue Sep 24, 2019 12:28 am

Might be an inappropriate silly question but, what's the ETA on the next version?

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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by xnview » Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:49 am

i'm wrong, you can use xnconvert -ini xnconvert.ini
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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by layzor » Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:59 am

So how do I use different .ini for each instance?

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Re: Multiple Sessions with hot folders not running independently

Post by xnview » Thu Sep 26, 2019 6:46 am

layzor wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:59 am
So how do I use different .ini for each instance?
you set your settings+hot folders, rename the xnconvert.ini into xnconvert1.ini, make the same for xnconvert2.ini
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