Hello fellow ChangeBASEers. I've not blogged for a little while, then two come along in a day. I know, I'm spoiling you, but enjoy it while it lasts (along with some freakishly hot weather if you're in the UK).
In this post (January 2013) I talked about the fact that ChangeBASE 5.2 supported importing text-based config files. I made a promise:"We do plan to update our plugins to use this data in the future". And I'm pleased to say that this has been delivered as part of the June Maintenance Release (MR).
Please make sure you’re running the latest version of ChangeBASE (or at least 5.2) to get full support for these new/updated plugins. Also if you imported your apps in a version of ChangeBASE prior to 5.2 you'll need to re-import them (right-click, Re-Import).
This is one of the most significant changes we’ve made in a while, and it does require some changes to your ChangeBASE setup:
The two main benefits of these updates are:
I just ran a speed test on a small 20 package database. I assessed for Win 7 x64 with App-V compatibility:
This is over four times faster!
<sI've attached a doc which covers all the changes in the June MR.