Can the PB 6.5 or 6.5.1 maintenance release be ran on PB 6.0
...Can PB 5.0, 6.0, and 6.5 Coexist
I currently support a couple of PB5.0 applications and I am looking to
upgrade them to PB 6 or 6.5. I read the 6.5 documentation that said you
need to remove all previous versions of PB before installing. I would
like to have 5.0 and 6.0 or 6.5 coexist so that I can still support the
old application while I work the 6.5 to learn and study the upgrade.
So, can they co-exist and what problems might I run into?
Thanks , Doug
I have PB5 16-bit, (5.03), PB5 32-bit (PB5.04), PB6.5 and PB7 on the
same machine - They live in different worlds. Make sure you keep backups
of code and main...migrating from pb 5.0 -> pb 6.0/6.5 any pothole
I am looking for any know potholes to avoid in migrating several PB 5.0
application to PB 6.0/6.5
using an Oracle 7.3 data base on Win 95 client?
Take a look at http://techinfo.sybase.com/css/techinfo.nsf/DocID/ID=47787
Also, do your own search on 'mirgrating' and you should come up with a few
Brian Scanlon wrote in message
>I am looking for any know potholes to avoid in migrating several PB 5.0
>application to PB 6.0/6.5
>using an Oracle 7.3 data base on Win ...PB 5.0.4 Application can't migrate to PB 6.5
I try to migrate the application from PB5.0.4 to PB6.5. After migration,
some errors occurs.
A window ( say w_abc) which is inherited from another window (w_inherit).
After migration, it has following errors
(0002) Error C0001: Illegal data type: istru_result
istru_result - is a window structure in w_inherit window and it is used
in w_abc instance variables
In w_abc window,
If a function which used string array ...PB 7.0 or PB 6.5 or PB 6.0 or PB5.04
We are using PB 5.04 Enterprise at this moment and are almost happy (uch)
Because we don't programming applications for the Internet (maybe in the
near future) we haven't upgraded to version 6.0 and 6.5. Now we are confused
what to do, keeping the old and 'stable' version (5.04) or upgrading to a
newer version. Are there features in the newer versions wich make it a
'must' to upgrade. What are this features. Or are there reasons to stay on
5.04 (buggy newer versions?).
What is doing the rest of the Powerbuilder world???
...PB 5.0 to PB 6.5, 7.x, 8.0??
I have a client who needs to move from an initial PB 5.0 release (no patches
applied) to a newer version of PB. This is a small internal application but
they would like to open it up via the internet in the future. They are
currently running on a SQL Anywhere DB but would be looking to change that
I don't have any hands on experience with PB 7.x but from what I heard and
read it hasn't been that great. I've been using PB 6.5 since build 444 and
was thinking of recommending that they make the move to 6.5 first and then
wait for PB 8.0 later this year.
Any thoug...PB 6.5.0 vs PB 6.5.1 with datastores
I began developing a large application using PB 6.5.0 several months ago.
For various reasons, we had to migrate the code to 6.5.1. After performing
some recursion testing, we noticed that many operations involving datastores
( create, insert rows, update, destroy ) began generating random GPF/Page
Faults. The code itself hasn't changed and was verified in PB 6.5.0 via
extensive testing. This is a hard one to pinpoint since the crashing is
somewhat random. I've read some posts that indicate that certain dot
notation can be problematic. All objects were fully rebuilt...Experiences with PB 6.5.1 vs. PB 6.5.0
Any people run into any problems with 6.5.1 (+ EBF 1163)
that were not there in vanilla 6.5.0.
We have to migrate very late in the game (1 week before going live!)
due to problems with 6.5.0 Oracle drivers and I would appreciate
any advice on anything that got broken in that release.
STS Systems - http://www.stssystems.com
6.51 introduces a peculiar side effect during update() of datawindow -
scrolls the d...apo_control from PB 5.0 to PB 6.5
I am testing an application that worked fine in PB 5.0.04 but does not work
in PB 6.5. It has a specialized pfc_postupdate syntax in a window that was
basically copied from PFC to the window, modified and then over-ridden. The
problem is in the apo_control count for updated objects. Since going to 6.5
it does not account for all updated objects on the window (there should be 3
and it is only reporting 1)??? The debugger in PB 6.5 just sends me in
circles when I try to locate the problem. Any help is greatly appreciated.
Have you looked into the logical unit of work servi...PB 5.0.02 to PB 6.5
I tried to miograte our applications to PB6.5, all it's riht. In
developpement mode, all it's ok.
I do the excutable OK.
I launch it : ERROR, call settrans object ....Datawindow information, not
I recompile the exe with trace mode and a lot of messages boxes to see if
the SQLCA transaction, it's ok.
I launch, transaction it's ok, I get the error message, the trace file is
What 's wrong doctor ?
Could you give me some help ?
Have you dynamically assigned the datawindow object - e.g.,
dw_1.DataObject='d_mydat...Oracle Client 8.1.7
I have a question about compatibility between PB native driver and oracle
sql*net for different versions of Power Builder.
We have 3 applications developed in 3 different versions of Power Builder:
5.00.0.0, 126.96.36.1990 and 7.0.10047
All of them are using the Oracle Client 8.1.6 and accessing via PB Native
Driver to Oracle. Although this is combination is not supported, the person
in charge of the PB part tested this combination and decided to upgrade
the oracle client from version 7.3.X to 8.1.6. So far it is working
properly for us.
Now, if it is decided to move to ora...Migrating from PB 5.0.02 to PB 6.5...
The migration went pretty well, but I have an error and don't know
where to look.
Here it is:
Object: ue_cie_ie Instance Variables
(0031): Error C0176: Badly ordered TYPE and VARIABLE
declarations. Is this modified exported source?
Thanks in Advance,
What's on line 31 of the instance variables?
Terry [TeamPS] and Sequel the techno-kitten
On Fri, 21 Aug 1998 19:06:08 -0400, Fred Goldbach
> The migration went pretty well, but I have an error and...PB 5.0.04 to PB 6.5 Migration
This sounds like a goofy question but I am migrating some PFC dependant
applications from PB 5.0.04 to PB 6.5 and was going to reset the library
list to the new PB 6.5 PFC libraries, but I can't find them in 6.5. Where
Check to make sure you installed them. By default, unless you do a custom
install, they aren't. (Don't ask me why, I think they should be deployed
by default so everyone can start using them).
If they were, then look under:
On Thu, 6 May 1999 09:32:37 -0500,
in powersoft.public.powerbuilder....Problems migrating from PB 5.0.03 to PB 6.5
I am having problems running the my application after migrating it to PB 6.5.
The application was migrated successfully. Then, I added all the new
PFC objects and PBLs as per the guidelines provided by Sybase. The full rebuild
was also successful except for a few warnings about instance variables of
local structure type being implicit in the next release. However, when I start
up the application and try to open any screen having datawindows, it crashes
with Dr. Watson's error.
Did anybody have a similar experience?
Any help in this regard would be greatly appreciated.