Subject Re: lockrow()
From charlie <>
Date Mon, 16 Mar 2020 17:53:33 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

ok So this is done.  Will this give me faster speed on my remote computers?  After fixing it on all computers it might have been my imagination but they seemed to connect faster.

Akshat Kapoor Wrote:

> On 15.03.2020 20:12, Ken Mayer wrote:
> > On 3/15/2020 5:15 AM, charlie wrote:
> >> Hi Ken....  Thanks for reminding me about your book.  Wow this is very
> >> interesting.
> >>
> >> One thing it says you should change false to true in the bde admin.  
> >> Mine is set to false but it still functions.  What specifically will
> >> this change?  Could this fix the problem I have been having?  I
> >> believe if you have two people in the same file (on certain files) the
> >> data corrupts in some cases.  Could changing it to true fix this problem?
> >>
> >
> > Changing "what" from false to true? Are you talking about the "LOCAL
> > SHARE" setting? It's a good idea, I honestly cannot remember exactly the
> > effect, but it's useful for a network as it allows the BDE to deal with
> > locks better.
> Sorry to interrupt Ken,
> Should is the wrong word. If it is Local Share then it MUST be set to
> true. Otherwise not all changes from remote terminal are written to disk.
> Regards
> Akshat