Check for updates...

Andre Garzia soapdog at mac.com
Fri Feb 11 10:26:02 EST 2005


On Feb 11, 2005, at 12:18 PM, Paul Salyers wrote:

> Dear Rev User,
>
> Anyone here have a sample stack I could look at that will check for 
> update programs and if an update is found make a dl link active?
>
> I have an ideal by having a file on the server and in the folder with 
> the program. Both files are read and the contents are stored in 
> different fields then compared, if the fields are the same than no 
> update is ready, id their different then there is a update and a dl 
> link will appear. The only problem I'm having is I don't know how to 
> read a file from the web server without first dl it.
>
> Is there another way?

Paul,

You could put a text file with the current version online, then you 
could match this version to the version of your stack, if the web one 
is newer, then you download the update. If you really want to go into 
this, you should check altSplash by Altuit, it will do all this things.

Andre


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