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Month: January 2002

RE: [Pvx] Strange Error 11 ** ignore *** 4am nonsense!!! *OT*

From: Jeff Johnson <jeffj@...>
Date: 04 Jan 2002 11:05:55 -0600
Not a problem.

I've always felt my work was the most amusing in the middle of the
night.

Like when you work all night trying the beat a deadline, then review the
code after some sleep and say "My God, you didn't run this did you???!!"

Jeff


On Fri, 2002-01-04 at 10:43, Chris Nolan wrote:

    Thanks for the hardy chuckle Jeff!
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Jeff Johnson [mailto:jeffj@...] 
    > Sent: Friday, January 04, 2002 06:17
    > To: Providex List
    > Subject: Re: [Pvx] Strange Error 11 ** ignore *** 4am nonsense!!!
    > 
    > 
    > And the answer is:
    > 
    > User is on server A
    > Jeff is on Server B
    > 
    > 
    > Crap!
    > 
    > Jeff
    > 
    > On Fri, 2002-01-04 at 05:07, Jeff Johnson wrote: 
    > 
    >     Hi,
    >     
    >     (Linux box running Pvx 5.00 with 4.xx activation)
    >     
    >     I had a very strange problem I had to deal with late 
    > yesterday.  One of
    >     my users was getting an error 11 on a file read.
    >     
    >     The problem with that was that there was a ,DOM= branch 
    > on the read
    >     statment that should have taken him to the next record.
    >     
    >     The loop was a simple:
    >     
    >     next_record:
    >     k$=key(ch,end=done_section);if pos(test$=k$)<>1 then goto 
    > done_section
    >     read(ch,key=k$,dom=next_record)recd$[all]
    >     ...
    >     ...
    >     goto next_record
    >     done_section:
    >     
    >     I tried running the same operation on a different 
    > terminal, did not
    >     receive error.
    >     Had him sign off of system, sign back in and he gets same 
    > error on same
    >     key.
    >     
    >     Keyed load file
    >     Same
    >     
    >     ran *ufar
    >     same
    >     
    >     Modified program by inserting a 
    > read(ch,key=k$,err=next_record) ahead of
    >     the dom= read.  Had user sign off system, sign back in 
    > and rerun...and
    >     he got the same error on the line with the dom=, WHICH I 
    > HAD REM'D OUT!
    >     
    >     Two questions beg for an answer:
    >     
    >     1) How can you ever get error 11 on read statement with 
    > DOM= branch?
    >     
    >     2) How is it possible that he did not get modified 
    > version of program
    >     after releasing session and signing back on?  
    >     
    >     Scratching my head,
    >     Jeff
    >     
    >     
    > 
    
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