Monitoring local file transfers

Richard Miller wow at
Thu Feb 8 11:03:26 EST 2007

This sounds like a viable approach. I've not done this before, but it  
sounds like it could work.

On Feb 7, 2007, at 9:35 PM, Jim Ault wrote:

> On 2/7/07 4:20 PM, "Richard Miller" <wow at> wrote:
>> Chipp,
>> Thanks for the suggestion. It's what I had been trying before. It
>> certainly works in terms of transferring the files. But I can't get
>> it to show the the progress of transferring any given file, like if I
>> had transferred it from a remote server to my local computer. I'm
>> using LibURLSetstatusCallBack, but this type of local transfer does
>> not seem to generate any feedback. Any thoughts?
> Local transfer does not  involve the same system procedures. In  
> fact, I
> think that a temp file is opened for the new file to be written and  
> then
> renamed as the last step for the user.
> Well, I think you could read and write in 'mouthfuls' rather than  
> bytes.
> open file dorce for binary read
> open file dest for append
> put 0 into yyy
> repeat
>    read from file sorce at yyy for xxx --chars from yyy
>    write it to file sorce
>    add xxx to yyy
>    updateProgressCounter
> end repeat
> close file dest
> close file sorce
> !! Not the exact syntax, but close to that
> Jim Ault
> Las Vegas
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