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V12.11.76 DESCRIPT.ION Oddities

Discussion in 'Support' started by guenron, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. guenron

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    I know I must be doing something wrong, BUT.. For some strange reason when I copy files from one directory to another with a command such as:
    copy /b/v ..\*.trd .
    I do NOT get all of the descriptions with the new trd files (in this case). Granted the descriptions are long, 62 characters, but this is MOST FRUSTRATING as I keep my CM info in the descriptions. I know this is an ancient version and I really should upgrade, BUT. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.
    N.B. This is on WIN7 64-bit Enterprise. I have tried deleting the DESCRIPT.ION file and deleting all of the trd files too to no avail.
     
  2. rconn

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    Not reproducible here.

    Do you have an alias for COPY?

    Can you post the contents of the respective descript.ion files after the copy?

    (BTW, your /b option is unnecessary unless you're concatenating files.)
     
  3. guenron

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    Sorry, but alas no alias for COPY. Have tried without /b to no avail, but it will save three keystrokes in the future, thank you.
    If you wish, I can (happily) send the contents of the source and target description files after the copy along with directory listings. For reasons of the data's sensitivity I prefer to not post them a public forum.
    Please relate your 'druthers.
     
  4. rconn

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    Send them to support@jpsoft.com.

    Rex Conn
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