Oh Jacque, you’ve been so kind to me over Zygodact and other things, and I’ve
been so slow, that I didn’t dare ask! However, you are of course spot on.
> On 19 Sep 2016, at 23:43, J. Landman Gay <jac...@hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> On 9/19/16 3:15 PM, Graham Samuel wrote:
>> I have a .lc script on the server that invokes Jacque Gay’s Zygodact
>> product to generate license codes, which are then passed on to the
>> payment processor. This works fine. However when a code is generated,
>> it would be prudent to keep it in a file which is on the server. So I
>> want to add a few lines of code to the aforesaid .lc script so that
>> each code goes into a text file.
> That's easy, I do it with all my Zygodact server scripts. The main thing to
> be aware of is that the text file needs to have read/write permissions. I
> couldn't generate a file from scratch because of the permission issues (I'm
> sure there's a way around this, but I didn't know how.) So what I do is
> create an empty text file on the server and give it read/write permissions
> (755) manually using Fetch or any other FTP app. I put the file directly in
> the CGI folder, which is inaccessible to visitors.
> After that, just add this handler to your .lc script:
> on log pData
> put "myLog.txt" into tFile
> open file tFile for append
> write pData &cr & cr to file tFile
> close file tFile
> end log
> Then in the main body of the script, collect the data you want to store into
> a variable and add a "log dataVar" line.
> The reason I use open/write/close instead of "put after URL" is because
> opening a file for append doesn't need to read the whole thing into memory
> and then write it all back out again. It seems like a better use of resources.
> Jacqueline Landman Gay | jac...@hyperactivesw.com
> HyperActive Software | http://www.hyperactivesw.com
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