revOpenDatabase on Linux - works in IDE, broken in standalone - how do I fix?

Ben Rubinstein benr_mc at cogapp.com
Tue Jan 13 13:36:26 EST 2009


Bob Sneidar wrote:
> Not sure if this helps, but in my help system under the Revdb commands, 
> there is a blurb at the bottom which states that for standalones you 
> have to include the plugins for revdb in order for the commands to work.

Thanks Bob.  Actually on Linux it seems it's a bit more complicated, as 
although the basic Rev app does have a revdb plugin on Linux, just as it does 
on Mac and Windows; the standalone doesn't need it (whereas it does on Mac and 
Windows).

However, you do still need some other plugins - which you get if you check 
"Database Support" in the Standalone Settings, and then select the individual 
database types you want to address - and also need some script magic, which 
happens automatically on Mac and Windows if you check "Database Support", but 
doesn't happen on Linux unless you additionally select "Database" in the 
libraries.

cheers,

- Ben







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