you might be making trouble for yourself by not using the ddb
we have not (yet!) had a problem with it
it also spews enoughs backups onto the drive outside of the ddb that i
wouldn't worry too much about it

Dennis Saputelli


Steve Wiseman wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Ian Wilson wrote:
> 
> > I think it is a bug.  Pure and simple.
> 
> Yeah - I think so, too. At least, I'd like to see it fixed, in case a
> similar bug _is_ crapping elsewhere. If nothing else, it would make me
> more sure that some phantom loss-of-changes I've been seeing recently are
> my fault, not Protels.
> 
> Abdul - the reason I'm running with multiple schematics of the same name
> is that often I'll be working on a design when a customer calls with a
> question about an older version, or I'll be working on a new revision of
> an older design, while referencing the previsou iteration - in both cases,
> the sheet names will clash, and the bug will happen. Changing all subsheet
> names to reflect the version number would be a pain, and I'm not keen.
> 
> What I'd _really_ like would be
> "open_whole_project_as_read_only_and_beep_when_violated_dammit" - when
> looking at a project that's gone to fab, I'd like to be very, very sure
> that I can't make changes to it...
> 
> (If anyone's trying to replicate this at Protel, (and I hope they are),
> please note that I'm running with files, not Access DB (which I wouldn't
> trust as far as I could throw it - no evidence, but being unable to drag
> schematics out of a corrupted / confused database would be a nightmare.))
> 
> Cheers, all.
> 
>   Steve

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