Using the Detailed Files Function to Get Info From a Remote Machine

Gregory Lypny gregory.lypny at videotron.ca
Tue Aug 16 12:25:39 EDT 2011


Thanks Andre,

Much obliged.

Gregory


On Tue, Aug 16, 2011, at 11:44 AM, use-livecode-request at lists.runrev.com wrote:

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> Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 12:20:35 -0300
> From: Andre Garzia <andre at andregarzia.com>
> To: How to use LiveCode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>
> Subject: Re: Using the Detailed Files Function to Get Info From a
> 	Remote	Machine
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> Gregory,
> 
> You can't access remote machines unless they have an FTP server or something
> similar or you can mount their volumes as a disk. If you mount the remote
> machine volumes, then you can use the detailed files but I think that
> appleshare file sharing only works on LAN.
> 
> You best option would be to use:
> 
> libURLSetFTPListCommand "LIST"
> put url "ftp://myserver/files/"
> 
> I think LIST is the default choice, so you should already see something
> similar to the detailed files. If your remote mac has no FTP server enabled
> and it is not on LAN with File Sharing enabled, then unless you have
> something running there, you can't get a file listing.
> 
> andre




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