[sword-devel] Abort module installation via API + Custom network timeouts

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Thu Aug 27 14:37:24 EDT 2020

Hi Tobias,

Yes, you can let your users cancel an install by calling the 
InstallMgr::terminate() method.  I have just now commented this method 
better so its purpose is more clear.  My apologies, Jaak, for not having 
this commented better for you.


On 8/8/20 9:30 AM, Tobias Klein wrote:
> Hi,
> Is there a way to abort a module installation via the SWORD API?
> I saw in InstallMgr::installModule that there is some handling for 
> when the user aborted the process. But it doesn't seem like this is 
> controlled via the API.
> One typical use case would be that the user's download speed is 
> currently slower then acceptable (whether due to internet issues or 
> server issues). In this case, instead of waiting "forever" one may 
> want to abort a download/installation.
> Also, another question in the same context: Is it possible to 
> configure a custom timeout for the download of modules? What happens 
> if a repository server goes down? I remember one time when the Xiphos 
> repo was not available, waiting times seemed to be too long in the 
> frontend (based on long default timeouts in SWORD?).
> Best regards,
> Tobias
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