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Get the current working directory

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Hi,

How do i get the current working directory programmatically in coldfusion.

Actually , i have mapped a path using CFIDE such as C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\cfsamples

but how do i access that path in my code ? Urgent please help.


Thanx in advance

AWSNS.
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by:kkhipple
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have u had a look at
Performing file operations with cfftp
http://livedocs.macromedia.com/coldfusion/6/Developing_ColdFusion_MX_Applications_with_CFML/remoteServers6.htm

<!--- Get the current directory name. --->
<cfftp connection=Myftp
  action="GetCurrentDir"
  stoponerror="Yes">
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by:pinaldave
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Hi awsns,
http://livedocs.macromedia.com/coldfusion/6.1/htmldocs/tags-pt9.htm#wp2459859
File management tools are listed there.

Regards,
---Pinal
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by:awsns
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what do i give for the connection attribute
it is throwing an error for whatever i give

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by:pinaldave
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Hi awsns,
<cfftp connection="Myftp"
  action="GetCurrentDir"
  stoponerror="Yes">

I think the double quotes are missing.
Regards,
---Pinal
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Tacobell777 earned 38 total points
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// Get root to this directory
request.pathRoot = getDirectoryFromPath(getCurrentTemplatePath());
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by:jyokum
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if you want the directory of the template being executed.
<cfset currentDir=expandPath(".")>
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by:nathans
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Are you still needing help with this?  

Are you wanting the use CFFTP?  I would guess not?

Maybe I can help you if not...
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