Microsoft KB Archive/104592
FIX: SCATTER with FoxBASE+ File on Server Causes Hang
2.50 MS-DOS kbprg kbfixlist kbbuglist
The information in this article applies to:
Under the following conditions, issuing a SCATTER command hangs the computer:
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in FoxPro 2.5 for MS-DOS. This problem was corrected in FoxPro 2.5a for MS-DOS.
Steps to Reproduce Problem
1. Connect to a network server.
2. Start the Extended version of FoxPro (FOXPROX.EXE). (Do not start
FoxPro from within Microsoft Windows.)
3. Issue the following commands:
USE C:\FOXPRO25\TUTORIAL\SALESMAN * (You can use any FoxPro database that contains a memo field.) COPY TO <network drive>\NEWFILE.DBF TYPE FOXPLUS SET EXCLUSIVE OFF USE NEWFILE SCATTER MEMVAR
Additional reference words: FoxDos 2.50 buglist2.50 fixlist2.50a crash hung dbase KBCategory: kbprg kbfixlist kbbuglist KBSubcategory: Solution Type : kbfix
Last Reviewed: October 14, 1997