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Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

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  • #16
    Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

    Which MS C Compiler version is in the newer release? I have 4.3.2 Build 4119 Addins 4825 and it is using the C compiler version 1800.

    I haven't noticed any changes to the desktop since that version was released.
    Robin

    Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford

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    • #17
      Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

      FYI

      I rolled back my build from: v4.5.2, Build 4770 to v4.5.0, Build 4584. I tested on my local machine and the automatic update of the shadow worked.
      Alpha 5 Version 11
      AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
      DBF's and MySql
      Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

      Ron Anusiewicz

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      • #18
        Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

        Well, I thought v4.5.2, Build 4770 to v4.5.0, Build 4584 was the answer, but it didn't work. The interesting thing is that the re-optimize worked on one computer but would not work on the second computer. This leads me to believe that there is something missing in the operating system that Alpha needs to complete the re-optimization process. Unfortunately, I have very limited access to these computer. I think they are both running Win 7.
        Alpha 5 Version 11
        AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
        DBF's and MySql
        Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

        Ron Anusiewicz

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        • #19
          Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

          Has anyone tried a newer build which has resolved this issue?
          Alpha 5 Version 11
          AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
          DBF's and MySql
          Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

          Ron Anusiewicz

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          • #20
            Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

            The most recent Build 5159-5132 has resolved this issue for me.

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            • #21
              Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

              I tried that patch and I ended up with many other problems.

              https://www.alphasoftware.com/alphaf...2-broke-my-app
              Alpha 5 Version 11
              AA Build 2999, Build 4269, Current Build
              DBF's and MySql
              Desktop, Web on the Desktop and WEB

              Ron Anusiewicz

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              • #22
                Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

                We have been using A5 version 4770 for most of our users to run a desktop application using Windows 10. When we updated our shadowed users to A5 v4770, we were unable to automatically update the shadows with new releases of our application. The auto update process would crash, and the shadowed application was corrupted. We tried moving forward to more current versions of Alpha, but this caused numerous other problems with our application. I installed A5 v4584 mentioned above, but found that it too would not auto update without corrupting the shadow. So then I installed A5 v4119 on the shadow, and it worked properly. Interestingly, after the shadow is updated using A5 v4119, A5 v4770 appears to run fine on the shadow, but it won't auto update to a new version of the application without crashing.

                I am concerned that recent releases from Alpha this past year have made the desktop version much less stable. When I have time, I plan to prepare a list of problems to submit to Alpha that are keeping us from moving to later versions.

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                • #23
                  Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

                  Hi Dick,

                  I too experienced many problems in going to the most recent builds. I share your concern about the desktop becoming less stable and since it appears almost all of Alpha's energy is focused on the web side....I am not sure we will see fixes for the desktop side. If you have not seen it, the link below is to another post that is related. At Ronald Anusiewicz's suggestion I tried build 4269_4867. It has been working well for me and alleviated all of the issues that I had in the thread below (including shadows not updating properly):

                  https://forum.alphasoftware.com/show...top-Build-5521

                  I thought I would mention the thread above in case it might help you.

                  Regards,

                  Jeff

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                  • #24
                    Re: Runtime Patches on Shadowed Machines

                    Jeff --

                    Thanks for your note. I wish I had checked this message forum sooner before I spent so many hours chasing issues with 5221 and some of the other newer versions. I'm not sure what is the best approach here, but there are a few features in the newest versions (particularly the built-in ability to send a file by SFTP) that we would like to be able to use. I have just downloaded A5v4269, and I'll give it a try. However, at some point, I am going to try to document the various issues we are having with the most recent version and send the list to Alpha along with a copy of our application in the hope they will fix some of the problems.

                    -- Dick James

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