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Defect - Bug on CREW MACRO list runner module

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I found out that when you run a list of workflows using the 'List Runner' tool, the running workflow will keep running in the background if you cancel your workflow

 

running Workflow may have to stop when the user cancels the list runner

 

 

I provided an example to illustrate, launch the 'orchestrator_list_runner.yxmd' to see the bug

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Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

Hello @ac_user ,

 

When you run the conditional runner, list runner etc what you are really doing is execute a bat file which runs on the background the workflows.

 

Cancelling the workflow only assures you that the next workflow you have on the list will not run, but given that the bat file has already been executed there is no way to stop it unless you run it not minimized and do a  'CTRL + Z' directly on the cmd window.

 

Regards

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Thank you for this answer, I did not observe this behavior when using a 'runner' module, whereas the 'list runner' calls this module. 

Can I expect workflows launched with a 'runner' to also stay in background?

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Alteryx Certified Partner
Alteryx Certified Partner

Hello @ac_user ,

 

They will act the same way indeed. List runner is in the end a subtype of runner. I would recommend you to take a look insight, if you uncheck the 'run silent' from the runner you may be able to cancel it like I said in the previous post, although this is something I am never done and don't want myself to be responsible for anything thay may happen (not that it should).

 

Regards

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