|Subject:||Re: PDOXUSRS.NET problem -- Paradox 4.5 in dosemu 188.8.131.52 - Ubuntu
|Date:||9 Nov 2007 13:40:03 -0500
|From:||"Bill Heintzelman" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"Steven Green" <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I ran NUPDATE and instead of entering 9=none for network type, I entered
>> 8=other and then entered my main Paradox directory as the directory for
>> the network control file.
>technically, non-destructive.. but very annoying to find a net file in with
>the data, if you make copies, backups, etc.. you'll immediately bomb out
>every time you try to use the data anyplace other than in the original
>location, unless you delete that net file and any related lock files..
By "my main Paradox directory", I meant E:\PDOX45, where I have the program
installed, not a directory in which I store tables, etc.
>> But I don't know where the program is getting an initialization input
>> that indicates it is being used on a network (when it isn't).
>PdoxDOS assumes A thru D are local, E and above are shared.. but even when
>running completely local, you should define a net file, etc., beause it
>keeps the engine from playing loosey-goosey with memory.. same thing as
>telling the BDE that Local Share is TRUE on a stand-alone machine..
Is is possible to change the setup so that Paradox also assumes E: to be