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Please note that this software was written to work with Risc OS 3.7. It may work with later (and earlier) 26-bit versions of OS but is unlikely to work with the 32-bit versions on the Iyonix.

There is nothing I can do about this. My Risc PC died early in 2005 and nothing I have tried will bring it back to life. All the source code is on its hard drive. I probably do have copies on floppies but without access to the machine I cannot read them.

Version 1.02
9th August 2000

IfRunning is a utility program, which you’d normally run from an obey file, which will execute one of two commands depending on whether or not another desktop program is already running. I originally wrote it so that I could get Alarm to run the ANT Suite to log on and collect my mail when I wasn’t around without having to worry about whether ANT was already running (which makes it throw up an error when you try to run another copy).

It needs to live somewhere on your machine’s run$path so that it can be run as a command. Mine lives in the Library.

Please note

The software on this site only runs under Risc OS. It will not run under Windows, DOS or any other PC thingy.

Of course it won’t run under Mac OS, Unix or any other operating system either but then if you use one of these you’ve probably sussed that out already. It seems to be only PC users who have trouble in this respect :-)