[ic] Database Recreation ...

Mark Johnson markj@redhat.com
Mon, 05 Mar 2001 18:11:12 -0500

IC will only generate a table when it is called for the first time. So,
if you put any tag that accesses a table into a page and load the page,
it will generate the table.

Christopher VanOosterhout wrote:
> Greetings All,
> I have searched the archives for an answer and maybe I am not searching for
> the right words, but I can not seem to find a way to "force" database
> recreation.
> I have a file called userdb.txt that I would like to become my userdb.  At
> one time it did.
> When I first placed this file in the CATALOG/products/ directory it created
> a .gdbm file called userdb.gdbm.  I then deleted this file (I am currently
> in learning/testing mode) thinking that it would automatically recreate
> when I tried to do anything with the user database.
> Now when I look in the CATALOG/products/ directory all I see is userdb.txt,
> products.gdbm and products.txt.  Why is my userdb.gdbm file not
> reappearing.  Am I assuming correctly, that if this file is not here, that
> the userdb database is not there either?
> I guess the bottom line question is .. how do I force the creation /
> recreation of this database?
> Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> Christopher VanOosterhout
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Mark Johnson
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