Clearing semaphores

Jim Creak jim at jacsoft.co.nz
Fri Feb 12 22:16:37 UTC 2021


We quit all active users out, then restart the ODB service.

Jim
JACSoft Programming Ltd. <http://www.jacsoft.co.nz/main.shtml>
> On 12/01/2021, at 11:09 pm, Andrew McVeigh <omnis at surfway.com.au> wrote:
> 
> Remembering back to old Omnis you could start up with Command S held down and any record lock semaphores would get cleared and you can go on operating
> 
> If this happens these days with Omnis 10.1 is there such a thing or something similar (Using ODB)
> 
> At the moment I get all users to Quit out of the data file and duplicate it, rename it etc and all is then ok
> 
> I try to do it with File Ops copy and rename and the locks do not get cleared as in a Finder copy
> 
> Restarting the server also clears the locks
> 
> Does anyone have a method or strategy to clear locks (Yes I know, I shouldn’t get locks or I should go to SQL)
> 
> Andrew McVeigh
> Surfway Real Solutions
> Phone 02 44412679 Mobile 0418428016
> www.surfway.com.au
> www.berrarabeach.com.au
> 
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