[ic] [if file] question
danb at berganconsulting.com
Mon Aug 6 09:50:52 EDT 2007
On 8/6/07, Mike Heins <mike at perusion.com> wrote:
> > My catalog directory is:
> > /var/lib/interchange/catalog
> > The actual directory is in my httpdocs directory, called "files". So,
> > I created a symbolic link to the "files" directory. So, now there is
> > a sub-directory:
> > /var/lib/interchange/catalog/files
> > And then I tried: [if type=file term=|files/test.txt|]found![/if]
> > Can the [if file] follow a symbolic link?
> Yes it can, presuming your file system permissions permit that. It
> is just a perl file test.
> Try from the shell:
> $ touch /var/lib/interchange/catalog/test.txt
As the interchange user:
this seemed to work -- returned nothing.
> Then in the page:
> [if file test.txt]found! [else] NOT FOUND [/else] [/if]
[if type=file term=|files/test.txt|]found! [else] NOT FOUND [/else] [/if]
> That will tell you if your directory permissions are the problem.
That returned "NOT FOUND".
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