[ic] Behaviour associated with changing sku's.

DB DB at M-and-D.com
Wed Sep 10 10:42:20 EDT 2003

>> Try exporting the products table if you have not.
>> DB
> Ah HAH! That worked. I've been trying to nut this out for hours now, to no
> avail. I found that there was a bunch of products.txt.field_name files in
> the products/ directory, all linked to various products.txt.(number) files. 
> Can someone explain to me why this works like this? The products I'd added
> all appeared fine in the admin, but the page itself refused to work. Why
> does something that is supposed to be talking directly to the db still need
> these txt files in place? Doesn't that kinda defeat the purpose of using a
> db?

The linked files are those which are indexed by default. You can change 
that if you really want to but you might give up performance depending 
on the size of your database. I'm pretty sure this is covered in the docs.


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