Re: Version Number for a DBC

From: Rick Bean (
Date: 11/08/04

Date: Mon, 8 Nov 2004 09:02:58 -0500

It's trivial if you use Stonefield Database Toolkit, just add a new user field to the metadata. SDT has a whole host of advantages for anyone using VFP native tables.


"Larry Oliver" <Larry AT LOCOCorp DOT COM> wrote in message news:u2jvgX4wEHA.3528@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> Has anyone got any ideas for creating a version number for a dbc by adding a
> user field or other method. I want a way that I can keep seperate version
> number for the dbc similiar to that of the EXE version. We have a
> commercial application that we provide for a client base providing upgrades
> and enhancements. We have an automated way to update there systems (not all
> clients get the upgrade at the same time) but the way to we update the DBC
> is by changing the Major version of the EXE. From time to time we have a
> need to update the DBC only and have no way to do that as well as it is
> quite confusing trying to keep track of several different versions of the
> DBC with no real easy way to differentiate them.
> Thanks for any ideas.
> Larry