Setup Questions for LiveCode Server

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Mon Oct 21 15:01:04 EDT 2013


It works great on Windows too.  I haven't used stacks though, only .lc
files.

~Roger

On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 2:45 PM, Pierre Sahores <sc at sahores-conseil.com>wrote:

> Hi Gregory,
>
> > Hello everyone,
> >
> > I'd like to get into some LiveCode Server scripting, and I have a few
> starter questions.  I installed server version 5.0.2 quite some time ago on
> my Mac, which has a static IP address.  The server works.  Is 5.0.2 still
> current or is there a newer version?  Is it still true that the server will
> only run legacy stacks (version 2.7)?
>
> Last downloadable available server version : 6.1.0 can open/save both
> normal and legacy stacks. Works, at least, perfectly fine under Linux and
> OS X (Windows untested).
>
> >  Lastly, my students will be submitting stuff via web forms, and the
> server will process their submissions and dump the data onto my hard drive.
>  I want to create a folder, e.g. Student Data, for that purpose in one of
> the user accounts on the Mac.  How do I specify the path to the folder in
> my server stack scripts?  I had trouble with this in the past.  I suspect
> that it has to do with permissions or the Apache conf file.
>
> Create those directory inside your httpd app directory but outside the
> cgi-bin directory hosting your LC-Server executable and do your server
> handle the files in read/write as url (file://pathtofile) instead of url
> (http:// etc…). See the dictionary for details.
> >
> > Any advice would be most appreciated.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Gregory
>
> Best,
>
> Pierre
>
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