Using Stacks With LiveCode Server

Andre Garzia andre at
Wed Aug 29 11:37:48 EDT 2012


You can't place files outside of the webserver root folder because that
would be a security risk. You don't want web clients to access your private
data from your home folder. Everything that the web server serves is inside


On Wed, Aug 29, 2012 at 12:19 PM, Gregory Lypny
<gregory.lypny at>wrote:

> Hi Mike,
> Thanks for the error handling suggestion.  I have not tried your test
> stack yet but I finally got mine working.  But it only works when I place
> the stack in the Library/Webserver/Documents, that is, in the same folder
> as the web file that calls it.  Yet, I left the path in that web file
> pointing to the desktop
>         start using stack "/Users/gregory/Desktop/ParetoServer (Legacy
> 2.7).livecode"
> but removed the stack from the desktop!  I don't get it.  It would be nice
> to be able to place stacks outside of
>         /Library/WebServer/Documents/
> but I guess I can live with it as is.  By the way, where did you learn
> that only legacy stacks can be loaded by LiveCode server?
> Regards,
> Gregory
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