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Re: Request: db file path changibility

On Wed, 24 Jul 1996, Colin McCormick wrote:

> I've got a server request that has been mentioned in the past, though not
> in our current discussion.  How difficult would it be to allow wizards to
> alter the file path to which the db is checkpointed?  A number of people
> (by some stroke of fortune, not yet including me) have managed to nuke the
> directory in which they had been checkpointing a db, and though their MOO
> is still running it is gone forever at the next shutdown/crash. 

You think that's bad?  I once had my entire account perminantly removed, 
while the MOO was still running.  It stayed up for several months after 
that.  That was interesting. :)



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