Suffixes Rename_Anomaly - Renaming batch files in Livecode

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Sun Dec 12 01:42:42 EST 2010


So no one here has used *rename* lately?

On 11 December 2010 16:03, stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
> wrote:

> Hi Gang.
>
> This one has me baffled. Head against desk for a while.
>
> please load my test stack with
>
> go stack URL "http://fulton.barncard.com/bugz/multilineRenameBug.rev"
>
>
> (It only creates suffixed files in a folder that you create or point to
> after clicking a button.)
>
> I am renaming files like this in a script in a loop:
>
> Rename file "/Volumes/20101202 USB-320/test rename2/1 Audio Track.aiff" to
>  "/Volumes/20101202 USB-320/test rename2/1 Audio Track.aiff"
>
> results in files being renamed, but minus the dot suffix, like "01
> Aerogel" instead of the desired "01 Aerogel.aiff"
>
> 1. hasn't anyone noticed?
> 2. Could it be related to that annoying message that comes up when users
> try to change suffixes ?
> 3. Or is it an engine bug?
>
> Has anyone else experienced this? I'm about to make a bug report. THis is
> happening in 4.0 and 4.5.2.  MacOSX 10.5.8 G5 Dual 2.5 ghz  - not tested on
> other platforms.
>
>
> any comments or ideas welcomed..
>
>
> -  !  -
>
>
> Stephen Barncard
> San Francisco Ca. USA
> * *
>
> more about sqb <http://www.google.com/profiles/sbarncar>
>
>


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