put x into URL... error on Windows network drive

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Thu May 4 18:41:53 CEST 2017


Is there any possibility that the network drive has spun down? I haven't 
tried it in recent versions of LC, but long ago I found I could get "the 
detailed files" of some folder on a sleeping drive and that would cause 
it to wake up!

Food for thought -
Phil Davis


On 5/4/17 8:15 AM, Paul Dupuis via use-livecode wrote:
> This is a long shot, but has anyone ever experienced any problems with:
>
> put <variable> into URL ("file:"&tFilespec)
>
> On network drives under Windows, specifically where the users entire
> "home' drive is a network drive (using Active Directory).
>
> An error occurs ("the result" is coming back non-empty), but I don;t
> have the specific error - this occurs at a customer site and this
> particular part of the code does not display the Operating System error
> in "the result" to the customer
>
> It does not occur every time, but frequently.
>
> This is a standalone built under a pre-LC7 version of Livecode (so
> pre-Unicode) so could it be a unicode character in the filespec?
>
>
>
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