Warning: RR2.2RC ate my folder contents!
monte at sweattechnologies.com
Fri Mar 19 17:55:06 CST 2004
This seems to be an issue with the shell command rmdir /S /Q on windows 2000
and XP only. We are looking into it.
> Folks, there are circumstances where the Standalone Application
> Builder can
> destroy the whole contents of the folder which you elect to build in. I'm
> still working out what happened, but I thought I should send out a quick
> I'm working with Windows XP Home Edition, and I **think** the
> problem arose
> because I made a standalone, saw an error, went back to Revolution to
> correct it, built it again with the same name and in the same place
> (answering 'yes' to the 'do you want to replace?' question), but forgot
> that the first version of the standalone **was still open**.
> Anyway this or
> something else caused the erasure of the entire contents of the folder in
> which the AB was going to put its own folder containing the new version -
> and there was nothing in the Recycle Bin either. Oops.
> As Heather pointed out, this is a beta and this kind of thing can happen,
> so this is really just a further warning to keep your work safe.
> I'll try to get a recipe for Bugzilla after I've reconstructed the folder
> from a backup (tho I did lose some very recent stuff, I fear - my
> own fault
> of course).
> Graham Samuel / The Living Fossil Co. / UK & France
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