[ic] Importing products.txt

Gert van der Spoel gert at 3edge.com
Sat Jul 21 08:26:49 EDT 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: interchange-users-bounces at icdevgroup.org [mailto:interchange-
> users-bounces at icdevgroup.org] On Behalf Of Frank Reitzenstein
> Sent: zaterdag 21 juli 2007 15:01
> To: interchange-users at icdevgroup.org
> Subject: [ic] Importing products.txt
> Hello,
> Since I started using Interchange we have rarely used the user
> interface
> much. I have written a menu for my clients which creates files like
> products.txt and then ftps to the products directory.
> I suggested to one client that we should do away with products.txt
> altogether, and start using direct sql to the server.
> However we are finding that the contents of products.txt is being
> imported - overwriting any remote changes.
> I thought this might be any one of a number of scripts which I have
> created - triggered by a change in products.txt which import the data
> via sql.
> However blanking /etc/crontab does not prevent these updates from
> occuring.
> Is there some way of governing the behaviour of interchange to ignore
> files like products.txt, allowing changes to be updated through mysql
> only?

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