[RC5] Remote buffers from command line
plasmahh at dialup.nacamar.de
Tue Jan 25 23:16:23 EST 2000
At 15:24 24.01.00 +0000, you wrote:
>Sometime ago, in the pre-8000 clients, it was possible to make the
>client use remote buffer files from the command line. This was with
>the "-in" and "-out" switches. I used to use the win32 client to
>update the buffer files of a dos client over the network, entering
>the paths as UNC paths.
>However, with the latest 8005 client, this no longer works. The "-in"
>and "-out" options have gone and have been replaced with "-inbase"
>and "-outbase". Problem is, these options don't like UNC pathnames
>and the client does nothing when it's run with them.
>Is there any other way to make a client use remote buffers from the
>command line (so it can be scripted to do several machines)? I've had
>to revert to the less satisfactory (and somewhat error-prone) method
>of copying the buffers files locally, updating them, and copying them
I have set up a Batch file for Win32 that copies the file to a temporary
directory does the update, and then moves the file(s) back... this should
also work with UNC file names, since the flushing is done via the temp-dir...
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