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Posted on 2001-06-05
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We have installed the Notes Server on a UNIX machine.

I want to kill a file from my Agent periodically, but he can't find the path of the file?

CODE LotusScript :

Const path$ = "/lotus/notesr4/data1/sapfile.csv"
     
If Dir$( path$ ,0 ) = "" Then
   Msgbox( "No file on : '" + path$ + "'" )
Else
   Kill path$
End If


Thank you for the help.
ToniA
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HemanthaKumar earned 300 total points
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Your current path should be "/lotus/notesr4/data1" and you are using a relative path convention and specifying whole path.

use path$ = "sapfile.csv" this will find the file

if you are not sure what your default data dir is use curdir function to check

~Hemanth
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by:CRAK
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Another thing to remember: Unix has case-sensitive filenames!
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by:stamp
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Hello ToniA,

runnig your code on my Unix mashine worked, after solwing directory and file access bit problems ;-)
Before solwing this probles this messages appeared:
05.06.2001 17:05:51   Addin: Agent 'killIt' error message: Path not found
05.06.2001 17:07:42   Addin: Agent 'killIt' error message: Path/file access error  

Do you get something simmelar?

Regards,
stamp
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by:snocross
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Listening...
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by:tgebruik
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Maybe this little code sniffet helps???

direc = session.GetEnvironmentString( "Directory" , True) ' get the Notes Data Directory from notes.ini    
     fileName$ = "sapfile.csv"     ' this will be the file system name for the file
     fullpath$ = direc + "\" + fileName$
        Kill fullpath$

I use this on my Linux Server and it works like a charm...    
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by:ToniA
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Stamp:

The message that I get is : "Path not found"
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by:HemanthaKumar
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ToniA, Did you try my solution ???

checked curdir ???

if so then this quetion doesn't need this much of long wait .
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by:ToniA
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HemanthaKumar :

Hello...Keep it easy. You'll get the points.
Some people maybe has other things to do in sametime!;-\

Thank you for your help
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I am trying to Keep It Simple.

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