1. marcomura's Avatar
    Hi devs,
    today I noticed for the first time that if you wait too much inside a BackKeyPress event handler (easy if you open a MessageBox inside that) your app will be killed by the OS.
    It happens only for apps signed... I tried with unsigneds in both debug and release configuration, in both device and emulator, and they aren't never killed.

    I also noticed that signed apps are not killed in WP7... it seems to be a "WP8 thing".

    As I said, I discovered this only today and I'd like to know if this is a new thing coming with GDR3 or if it's an older behavior.

    Is there anyone still in GDR2 that can be test this?

    Thanks in advance!
    Last edited by marcomura; 10-30-2013 at 07:38 AM.
    10-29-2013 08:59 PM
  2. marcomura's Avatar
    10-30-2013 07:41 AM
  3. JoelBennett's Avatar
    I suppose it kind of makes sense that the OS is killing the app if it is failing to respond on a back key press. It would seem as if the app really should be quitting by that point, and if it hasn't then the OS kills it.
    11-05-2013 04:15 PM

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