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AHELP for CIAO 4.9 ChIPS v1

disconnect

Context: server

Synopsis

Disconnects a client from a ChIPS server.

Syntax

disconnect()

Description

The disconnect command disconnects a client from a ChIPS server. A client may only be connected to one server at a time, and so must disconnect from one server before accessing another. For instance, if you want to control a server that was created by Prism from an xterm window which is attached to another server. Note that if ChIPS is not connected to a server and a command which requires the server is issued, ChIPS will automatically launch a new server.

If a client which is already connected to a server attempts to connect to another server, it will automatically disconnect from the current server and connect to the new server.

When the last client connected to a ChIPS server exits, the ChIPS server is terminated.

Example

chips> print(get_server_id())
ChipsServer_6979_1
chips> print(list_servers())
['ChipsServer_6979_1', 'ChipsServer_20997_1']
chips> disconnect()
chips> connect()

The client is initially connected to the server with id "ChipsServer_6979_1". The disconnect command is called, followed by a command to connect to the other server.

Bugs

See the bugs pages on the ChIPS website for an up-to-date listing of known bugs.

See Also

server
check_server_exists, connect, create_server, get_server_cwd, get_server_id, list_servers, lock, unlock

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