[Dxspider-support] LOAD/PREFIX_DATA query

Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Sun Oct 13 15:44:53 BST 2002

Methinks this sounds like a bug.


I will add it back onto the list...

Dirk G1TLH

On Sat, 12 Oct 2002 23:30:28 -0400
Dave Hawes <dave.n3rd at comcast.net> wrote:

> Hello, group.
> I am running version 1.51, build 57.094 on Win98SE platform.
> Today I found that KH6ND is mapped to W in the prefix_data.pl.  This 
> may have been right at some point, but today KH6ND is definitely in 
> Hawaii.
> I fixed the file, saved it, and then did LOAD/PREFIXES.
> Although the reply was "Operation successful," it was not.  KH6ND 
> still mapped to W.  A reboot was required to have the change take 
> place.
> A very similar situation occurred when I was editting the BADWORDS, 
> and then did a LOAD/BADWORDS.  Again, "Operation successful," 
> but it was not.  A reboot of Spider was required.
> I presume that the intent of the LOAD/xxx commands is to allow these 
> kinds of changes "on the fly," without disturbing the users.  Am I
> doing something wrong, or is this a bug?
> Thanks for any guidance.
> Dave N3RD
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