|Subject:||Re: BDE Installer
|Date:||Sun, 25 Aug 2013 21:30:41 +0300
|From:||"Dumitrescu Silvian" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
You are right about the customers BDE settings...
But I do not know how to configure BDE from a Paradox code and, sorry, I
don't undestand about what "Using the "-o" switch on the command line"
you talk : a command line of the application installer(Inno etc.) or a
Paradox - command line.
"Anders Jonsson" <anders.jonssonREMOVE@THISorrspelet.se> wrote in message
> I understand what you say but my point is that instead of using a custom
> install for the BDE, you "only" need to make sure that the user uses the
> right shortcut to start your application. In my case my installation
> creates a shortcut that specifices working directory, private directory,
> the BDE-configuration file and my start up script.
> In this way I don't have to worry about the customers BDE settings.
> Forcing "your" BDE-settings in the install could cause a conflict if the
> user use the BDE for other things than your app. Maybe not so likely these
> days, but why take the risk?
> I have no clue why Leslies installer doesn't work with your setting for
> thousand separator. I don't use his installer. I always install the BDE
> that come with P10 runtime and never change any BDE-settings on the client
> With Windows Vista, 7 and 8, I don't rely on the settings I see in the
> BDE-administrator is actually in use.
> Using the "-o" switch on the command line has been 100% reliable for me.
> "Dumitrescu Silvian" skrev i meddelandet
> The problem is not in using/configuring BDE on my computer, is to install
> this with a specific configuration on the CUSTUMERS COMPUTERS !
> I used Leslie Milburn instaler in Inno Instaler.
> I tested all parameters of [\SYSTEM\FORMATS\NUMBER] section, :
> I set
> and ALL changes works, except the last : THOUSANDSEPARATOR=.
> What to do ?
> Dumitrescu S.
> "Anders Jonsson" <anders.jonssonREMOVE@THISorrspelet.se> wrote in message
>>> Many years I needed a tool to install a specific BDE
>>> (Formats\Date\MODE=1 ) for my application and country, and now I get
>>> this !
>>> Unfortunately my second wish is still a dream, because I can not set :
>> I prefer to use a custom config-file and use the "-o" switch on the
>> command line that starts my app to point to the custom config-fle. In
>> this way I can be sure the settings are correct, and would I need to make
>> any changes in the future, it's much easier to do than to modify the BDE.