Is this a Rev bug, or what am I missing?

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Mon Aug 16 11:55:51 EDT 2004


How do I check that though?  Where are errors in the "create folder" 
statement reported?

Would "the result" provide that?  The documentation does not seem clear 
on this.

I suppose I could always check again (if there is a folder what then) 
after the "create folder" statement, but if there is a result code, I 
would prefer to use that.

I will try this, I suppose, and see what I am getting back as a result.

On Aug 16, 2004, at 11:41, FlexibleLearning at aol.com wrote:

>
>
> Frank:
>
> on  makefold what
> if there is a folder what then
> log "Found existing installation folder " &  what
> else
> log "Creating installation  folder " & what
> create folder what
> end if
> end makefold
>
>
> When this block of code executes, the log  shows (obviously) that some
> of the above folders exist, and that others  (MyCompany, for ex.) are
> being created.  However, the install fails  when one of the files 
> cannot
> be copied into one of the supposedly created  folders.  When I go to
> look at what files/folders are on the disk,  "externals", for example.
> was created as a *FILE* instead of a  folder!  I tried deleting these
> files and my own folders (the ones  specific to this program) and
> rerunning the installer, but the same  problem occurs.
>
> What am I missing here?
>
>
> Short answer looks like you are not trapping unsuccessful create  
> directory
> commands, relying on a log which is not subject to its success or  
> failure.
>
> /H
>
> Hugh  Senior
> The Flexible Learning Company
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