revDeleteFolder and revCopyFolder with Vista

Ken Ray kray at
Tue Jun 26 12:28:22 CDT 2007

On Tue, 26 Jun 2007 18:56:10 +0200, Riccardo Linzitto wrote:

> Hi
> I am testing my applications with Vista UE.
> I obtain execution errors with revDeleteFolder and revCopyFolder commands.
> I leave the user account control turned off and I try these commands from
> the message box, but the result is 1 and 4:
> If I try with delete folder command the result is ok.
> Do you have any suggestions?

Yes, apparently these commands have a faulty version check; for example 
in revDeleteFolder, the code runs "deltree" at the command line instead 
of "rmdir". You can edit the script of the 'revCommon' backscript (open 
the message box, click on the backscripts icon (2nd from right) on the 
toolbar, double-click on 'button "revCommon"'), and go to the 
revDeleteFolder and revCopyFolder handlers, and then change this line:

   if char 1 of word 2 of the systemVersion is "5" then


   if char 1 of word 2 of the systemVersion >= 5 then

... and it should work.

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software, Inc.
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