Handling Locking in MS Access
Posted on 2004-08-16
I have a situation where two different programs may be attempting to access the same MS Access database. Is there any way to account for this condition? I was thinking about maybe putting someting in the catch portion of a try-catch block which would take appropriate action if the database could not be accessed. In other words, if the first attempt to access the database was unsuccessful, there would be a small wait period, then another attempt. This would continue until the operation was successful.
Would this work? How would I do it?