[FX.php List] Crashing Filemaker

Dale Bengston dbengston at preservationstudio.com
Mon Oct 25 13:26:48 MDT 2004

Hi Dennis,

I would strongly suggest updating your copy of FMP to 6.0v4 and then 
see if the problems persist. Also, update your Web Companion Extension 
to 6.0v3. The updaters (Mac and Windows) may be found at 

Hope this helps,
Dale Bengston | Streamline Studio, LLC | dbengston at streamline-studio.com
Associate Member, FileMaker Solutions Alliance

On Oct 25, 2004, at 1:11 PM, Dennis Crall wrote:

> Hello,
> I've created a FX.php script that runs from the command line. What it 
> does
> is this:
> 1. Grabs all records, 215 in all, from the database. The database only
> contains 6 text fields, so there's not a lot of information.
> 2. Iterates over all the records. For each record the script:
>     a. Makes an LDAP query.
>     b. Updates the record.
>     c. Writes the record back to the database.
> The script works fine for 2/3 of the records but eventually FileMaker 
> (6.0.3
> Developer) crashes. It crashes such that I have to force quit the
> application and then recover the database. Unfortunately, I'm left 
> with no
> error messages.
> It seems like the problem is with FileMaker and not my script. I have 
> been
> unable to narrow the problem to a specific record, and the script runs 
> fine
> if I narrow the original search. Is this too much load for FMP? Would
> Unlimited do better? Are there other pitfalls I should be 
> investigating?
> Thank you,
> Dennis Crall
> ITS-Academic Technologies
> University of Iowa
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