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Comment: BDE Engine (Score 1) 655

by Unique2 (#28086885) Attached to: Ridiculous Software Bug Workarounds?

I reported an issue to our software vendor that their BDE backed application would give an out of disk space error when trying to run a repair on the tables and I was told that I needed to increase the pagefile size! As I understand it, what was actually happening was that I had 4GB free disk space which wrapped the 32bit int, and by increasing the swapfile changed the amount of freespace - Cargo-cult tech support at it's best!

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