Subject Re: dBase9 Win10
From Michel <>
Date Sat, 24 Oct 2020 04:47:29 -0400
Newsgroups dbase.getting-started

Gaetano Wrote:

> On 23/10/2020 20:53, Michel wrote:
> > issue I encounter sometimes is that program closes without any warning or error message or log. And 1 ou 2 times I received error log with bad information : wrong concerned class or line number
> This happens in Plus11 too, so my vote wouldn't go to an OS
> compatibility issue. It usually happens after an error that dBase does
> not handle and hence it crashes (e.g. invalid syntax)- literally
> vanishes, i.e.  without freezing and the usual "application is not
> responding" message from Windows.
> This is one of the weak spots of dBase: the internal error handling.
> This happens mostly with the DMD designer for me when I use an invalid
> syntax after switching from designer to code editor, then back to designer.
> The Windows event logs will have a record that the app crashed with an
> error code. The fault in the below example is related to ntdll.dll
> (might not be a crash sample).
> The usefulness to resolve the issue is limited but it's worth having a
> look, just in case...
what you describe is really what appends, and it's really difficult to deal with and find the origin of the issue.