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comment Unexplained locking of file shared over the network in Windows 8
@Chris - sorry for the delay in replying. All machines are on their own 100 Mb subnet, all running Win8. The NWC's all have any power settings disabled.
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comment Windows XP - Is there a quick way of setting the permissions for a file from those of another file?
Almost a duplicate - the command-line examples given are for icacls.exe which isn't available for XP. The XP version cacls.exe doesn't seem to have the options to save and read the permissions from a text file.
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comment Unexplained locking of file shared over the network in Windows 8
@Chris, Thanks for your comments. Such frequent access to a static file by many machines isn't very efficient. I don't understand why you say that? On my PC writing this file takes 15 mS and reading it 4 mS. This overhead is acceptable to us, and I'm not sure MySQL would be any faster. The reason I am having locking problems is because it's not working as I believe it should.
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comment How can I find out the actual path to an EXE or BAT file?
+1 for effort (and for the tip about echoing text without a CR). I haven't looked it over to see how it works, but I have tried it and it only takes a few seconds on my machine.
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comment Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
Of course, one disadvantage of the "clumsy" solution is that all files (matching any extension) in the folder and subfolders are searched, and it is the results that are filtered.
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comment Windows XP - How do use grep to find strings in files in subdirectories
Thanks @Rich. The "clumsy" option is fine as I wrap the call in a batch file anyway (question updated with the batch file).
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