[Loadstone] Backup Question

Rob Melchers rob at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Aug 8 07:23:15 BST 2007


You can copy a database file to your harddisk with FExplorer and vice versa 
without data loss. You only will not be able to 'look' at the file contents 
to see what's inside, so better give them names that mean something.

Rob

At 8/7/2007, you wrote:
>As you can probably imagine, I am regularly backing up various databases as
>part of mining data for the Appalachian Trail.  As far as I am concerned,
>Murphy was an optimist!
>
>Is it possible to backup the unexported files and restore them without
>importing if necessary?  Is it possible to restore such files by just
>pasting them into the database directory?  I noticed the unexported file
>format is different from the exported file format.  I thought I would ask
>this question before having to restore unexported files.  If nobody has
>tried that, don't worry about it.  I won't be the first.  I've gone to too
>much trouble to try it and risk data loss.
>
>By the way, on a Nokia 6680, Loadstone seems to work well with a database of
>over 20 MB.  If I set the search radius to twenty miles or less, I don't
>have any real problems.
>
>
>
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