BDE Alias managing
Posted on 1999-01-15
I would like to do following thing - I just guess it's solvable by alias and BDE managing, but if you have any other suggestions, fell free to suggest.
Well, I'm writing application in Delphi 3 that is using Paradox tables and access them via BDE alias that points to directory placed on movable drive. There is also a copy of all tables on fixed drive, and another BDE alias for that. I know that it's possible for application to 'recognize' at initialization time that movable drive is missing, and instead of reporting some error, starts using copy tables on fixed drive.
Do you have any ideas how to manage this? I know it is possible because I saw an application behaving this way.