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Subject:Re: NET DIR
Date:Sat, 9 Dec 2017 18:11:24 +0100
From:"Ivan" <>
thanks steven,

i know about the problems. what i want to know is:

    > technically, you might be able to change the registry entry using the 

i want to change the NET DIR value within an idapi32.cfg file (which is not 
set as the default BDEADMIN configuration file, but is used with the -o path 
on the start line)
    "...pdxrwn32.exe" -b -pC:\WHATEVER\PRIV -wC:\WHATEVER -oC:\INIT\idapi32.cfg 

and i need to change the NET DIR within the C:\INIT\idapi32.cfg file to some 
(network) path with opal (or e.g. .NET C#, which then i can execute with 


"Steven Green" <> schrieb im Newsbeitrag 
> technically, you might be able to change the registry entry using the opal 
> function, but you can cause great damage to the existing net and lock 
> files by breaking from them, mid-stream.. just like if your machine locked 
> up, while you're in the app.. do it with different cfg files
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> "Ivan"  wrote in message news:5a2ba6a3$
> does somebody know a method, how to set the BDE parameter NET DIR from 
> opal
> (or e.g. c#)?
> i.e. is there for example a registry key, which can be set to do it? or
> whatever.
> i know, that if i would do it with opal within the app, i've to restart 
> the
> app (this is not the problem). i only want to change the NET DIR directly
> from the pdox-app.
> i'm usig an idapi32.cfg file with a path set with -o on start.
> i've made a look into the idapi32.cfg. it's a readabe file, but if i 
> change
> the NET DIR value and save it as a textfile, it's ureadable for the BDE.
> any suggestions?
> thanks
> ivan
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