mark at maseurope.net
Sat Aug 27 20:39:25 CDT 2005
Apologies - it turns out that my problem was due to the filter command
not liking numToChar(13) as a line delimiter - which, naturally, the
A simple "replace numToChar(13) with numToChar(10) in tData" did the
There does seem to be one anomaly, however. 'the date' returns the
date, as expected, but 'the system date' returns empty... This seems
to hold for 'the short date' form, as well, I haven't tested others.
Neither of these things are an issue in the IDE, only in the CGI engine.
Thanks for your attention,
ps. changing the permissions of your desktop folder is not a good idea
- weird stuff starts to happen! Repair permissions and reboot, and all
is well, tf.
On 28 Aug 2005, at 00:43, Dave Cragg wrote:
> On 28 Aug 2005, at 00:19, Mark Smith wrote:
>> No, this is still all on one machine (Mac Powerbook with 10.3.9). The
>> files are in a folder on the desktop and the CGI is in the
>> /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables folder. I'm just pointing my
>> browser at localhost.
>> I've tried (whilst in the IDE) importing all the data into
>> customProperties in the CGI, and that works, but I can't actually get
>> the CGI to sucessfully open and read any files, even if I copy them
>> into the same CGI-Executables folder and set their permissions to
>> It can, however, get the list of files from the folder they're in, so
>> I'm pretty sure my paths are fine.
> You said you had set the Desktop folder to 644. I don't think that's a
> good move. However, if the files are in the CGI-Executables folder,
> and have permissions set to 755, they should be readable. Are they
> loose in the CGI-Executables, and not in a sub-folder? If they're in a
> subfolder, check the permissions on that.
> How are you reading the files? Are you sure the read is failing, and
> not what you do with the data after you read it? What do you get in
> "the result" after trying to read the file? I'm guessing it's
> different in the CGI than in the IDE.
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