Autosaving stacks corrupted on network drives

Mike Kerner MikeKerner at
Wed Oct 25 10:53:06 EDT 2017

Yes.  Transactions are the individual operations, i.e. an audit trail.
Then if there is corruption in the db, it is able to "play back" the
transactions to recreate it.

On Wed, Oct 25, 2017 at 10:31 AM, tbodine via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> Thanks, Mark and Trevor, for those ideas.
> >>Mark wrote:
> Split the data out into a separate data file or better into a database
> (because most databases use transactions, with greatly minimizes the
> probability of corruption).
> Does "databases use transactions" mean DBs don't rewrite the entire file
> when there is a Save operation, but only write the changes into the DB
> file?
> (Hence, faster saves?)
> Tom B.
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