QT: How do I put text into a text file on the web (this is just too easy but can't get it to work)

William de Smet williamdesmet at gmail.com
Sat Mar 15 05:45:36 CDT 2008


Hi Mark,

Last night I tried to fix my problem and looked at the server path
using Transmit. Within a minute it worked! I knew it had to be a
simple thing.
Thanks again. So there is no issue with CHMOD like you said!


greetings,

William de Smet



2008/3/13, Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>:
> William,
>
>  If you're simply trying to upload a file, it has nothing to do with
>  CHMOD and uploaded files automatically get the right persmissions,
>  unless it is an executable. Why do you think it has to do with CHMOD?
>
>   I'd rather think that you have a router and/or firewall that's
>  causing problems. Make sure that port 21 is open and use
>
>  libURLSetFTPMode "passive"
>
>  Actually, I have some problems with FTP myself, using the Tiger
>  firewall and shared internet, even if I use passive FTP (regardless of
>  whether I use Revolution or any other programme). So, I'm not sure the
>  solution is obvious, but let's hope someone else on this list dealt
>  with the problem before. The easiest way would probably be to (be able
>  to) open all outgoing ports.
>
>
>  Best regards,
>
>  Mark Schonewille
>
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> On 13 mrt 2008, at 20:30, William de Smet wrote:
>
>  > Hi Mark,
>  >
>  > Tried your suggestion also but no result.
>  > Could it be a CHMOD issue then?
>  > What should the CHMOD be of that file?
>  >
>  > greetings,
>  >
>  > William
>  >
>  >
>  > 2008/3/13, Mark Schonewille <m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com>:
>  >> Hi William,
>  >>
>  >> put fld results into url "ftp://user:password@ftp.domain.com/
>  >> file.txt"
>  >>
>  >> ftp.domain.com is sometimes www.domain.com, home.domain.com or
>  >> something else.
>  >>
>  >> For nicer ways to do this, check out the docs regarding libURL, but
>  >> if
>  >> your file is small the above should work fine.
>  >>
>  >> Best regards,
>  >>
>  >> Mark Schonewille
>  >>
>  >> --
>  >>
>  >> Economy-x-Talk Consulting and Software Engineering
>  >> http://economy-x-talk.com
>  >> http://www.salery.biz
>  >>
>  >> A large collection of scripts for HyperCard, Revolution, SuperCard
>  >> and
>  >> other programming languages can be found at http://runrev.info
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
>  >> On 13 mrt 2008, at 20:11, William de Smet wrote:
>  >>
>  >>> Hi there all,
>  >>>
>  >>> This is an easy one but I having a lot of trouble with it.
>  >>> I got a field with text and I want to put this text into a file
>  >>> somewhere on the internet (www.server.com/textfile.txt). I put the
>  >>> file there myself through FTP.
>  >>>
>  >>>> From the documentation I got:
>  >>> post field "Results" to URL "http://www.example.org/current.txt"
>  >>>
>  >>> When I put this code into a button it doesn't work (of course
>  >>> adapted
>  >>> to my own situation)
>  >>> I looked at CHMOD and changed it from 644 to 777.
>  >>> But no result.
>  >>>
>  >>>
>  >>> What am I doing wrong?
>  >>>
>  >>> Thanks.
>  >>>
>  >>> greetings,
>  >>>
>  >>> William de Smet
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
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