Re: [CODE] idnum problem and purgeplayer

From: Dark Vision MUD (acido@CHESHIRE.GATOR.NET)
Date: 06/13/98

On Sat, 13 Jun 1998, Christopher Avans wrote:

>         I have almost finished a database encrypted ascii player file
> system. And it can be edited like a database, when i get the bugs out I'll
> submitt it to the mail archive. I have not had but have heard of the idum
> problem related to the ascii pfiles so not for sure but again looks the
> may be the cause of some of your woows
Well the idnum problem is easy to fix, you just check if the player that
are created is already present in database and marked deleted and if so
give him/her his/her old idnum else give a new.
That's the way i fixed it on my mud and it's working rather well so far :)

Acido - dvMUD

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