HostM does support rsync but you have to request SSH to be enabled. I was able to get an sftp client to work. Im not sure if LiveCode supports sftp.
-= Mike On Jul 12, 2020, 1:13 PM -0400, Mike Doub <miked...@gmail.com>, wrote: > I just sent a request to HostM to see if they support rsync. If they do then > one option would be to create all of the pdfs and csv on the mac then rsync > them to the server. This leads me down a new set of unknowns... How do you > set up rsync? I assume that there is some configuration required on both the > mac and server. > On Jul 12, 2020, 12:56 PM -0400, Mike Doub <miked...@gmail.com>, wrote: > > The server is hosted on HostM and they are very good a keeping Livecode > > Server current. I am assuming it is a Unix variant of some sort. My > > desktop is a mac. > > > > Let me tell you the details of what I am trying to do. I have written a > > tool in livecode that takes a RideWithGPS route and generates a pdf and > > .csv files for the cue sheet. (basic turn by turn instructions for cycling > > the route.) This tools sits on the server side and processes requests via > > a form. Basically 1 route at a time. > > > > There are some 950 routes that are in my cycling clubs archive on > > RideWithGPS. I am looking to generate updated pdf and csv files for all of > > the routes. I was thinking about just cycling thru each of the routes, > > create the pdf and csv on my mac and just push the files onto the server. > > It is the push them onto the server that I don’t know how to do. I am > > looking for some guidance on both the mac and server side. > > > > -= Mike > > On Jul 12, 2020, 12:32 PM -0400, Rick Harrison via use-livecode > > <firstname.lastname@example.org>, wrote: > > > Hi Mike, > > > > > > I think we are lacking some key information in order to solve your > > > problem. > > > > > > Is your LC Server on a Mac? If so, what is preventing you from just > > > dragging and dropping a folder of your files across the network from your > > > desktop Mac to your LC (Mac?) Server computer? > > > > > > Once your files are on the Server where you want them, then you > > > can play around with having LC Server access them through forms > > > if you want to do that. You can also put the data into a database > > > if you need to do that too and then access them with your LC Server. > > > > > > Are you hosting your LC Server on a computer you own, or > > > are you using a hosting service instead? > > > > > > Let us know. > > > > > > Rick > > > > > > > > > > > > > On Jul 11, 2020, at 8:24 PM, Mike Doub via use-livecode > > > > <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > > > > > I am a rookie at web stuff. I have a couple of end point api’s set up > > > > to use with simple forms. Got that working with .lc file that starts > > > > using a LiveCode stack that does the work. > > > > > > > > I need to move hundreds of files from my desktop Mac to my server. I’m > > > > looking for advise as to how best to do this. I was thinking about > > > > creating an endpoint on my server that my desktop app would use. But, I > > > > don’t understand how that might work. > > > > > > > > I need some help for some experience web folks. How do I go about > > > > moving files? Most of them are text, but I would like to understand how > > > > to deal with binary files too (thinking images). All of the examples I > > > > see are for a user interface form and that does not make sense for the > > > > number of files I need to move. > > > > > > > > Thanks in advance. > > > > -= Mike > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > > use-livecode mailing list > > > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your > > > subscription preferences: > > > http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode _______________________________________________ use-livecode mailing list email@example.com Please visit this url to subscribe, unsubscribe and manage your subscription preferences: http://lists.runrev.com/mailman/listinfo/use-livecode