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  • FTPstatus result explanation

    FTP_SCRIPT_RUN_SILENT()

    Syntax

    Result as C = FTP_SCRIPT_RUN_SILENT( FTP_Script as C [, Modal as L [, FTPStatus as A ]] )

    I would like to trap the FTPStatus result to a variable.

    since i set my MODAL parameter as ".f.", the FTPStatus result give me something like a ThreadID number...

    I know if i set my Modal = .t. then i get truth or false

    i try to search for it and not getting any good explanation.
    TPStatus as A , type A variable meaning anything.

    so i try dim myresult as c = result and that is not acceptable
    but i know i can display ui_msg_box("",result)
    hmm, i see the messages ok

  • #2
    Re: FTPstatus result explanation

    Gentlemen,

    The help file is insufficient about the information this function. I think Alpha Corp should clarify this.
    Marcel

    I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
    ---- Confusius ----

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    • #3
      Re: FTPstatus result explanation

      yes, i was under the impression this is as simple as any error codes, strange both ftp and sockets seems like not popular at all?

      What is variable type "A", the help document state it to be anything, so let me make it into "character" ... how?

      The result coming back is believe to be provided by the FTP server, like a log id or Thread# etc..

      also running silent mean we are on our own? i seems to see getting
      result code like Threadxxx, but my file never actually received at the FTP side.

      While setting modal to .t. did confirm result is truth or false
      and i trust the result ..

      Thanks
      ken tjia

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      • #4
        Re: FTPstatus result explanation

        Ken,

        First, you have to test if the script you are using is working. It must be an Alpha Five ftp script. You can test that with the ftp_script_run() function. If your script is working place that script in the silent version. The help shows the next lines of code.

        Code:
        DIM myStatus as P
         DIM myStatus.message as C
         result = ftp_script_run_silent(FtpScript, myStatus)
        The myStatus variable is a pointer and that pointer can look inside the thread that runs the ftp process. That pointer has a member "message". I think you can poll that member to see how far the process is.
        Marcel

        I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
        ---- Confusius ----

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