[Phpwm] file upload complete?
alan at dunns.co.uk
Wed Jul 2 16:44:31 BST 2008
the files are coming in via FTP, they are not being posted from a form.
Here is the solution your thoughts have triggered:
the application uploads the zip file (say) 765-5.zip. when that is
complete it sends an empty file called 765-5.end
Our Cron job looks for ****.end files. When we find one, use the 765-5
to go and look for the appropriate zip file.
Seems pretty safe - somebody shoot us down!
Thanks for your input, alan dunn
Phil Beynon wrote:
>> We have zip files being uploaded to an FTP folder from various laptops.
>> We then plan to open those files using a cron job. My concern is that we
>> shouldn't try to open and process a file before upload is complete.
>> Is it OK to just use feof = true going to do this or do we need to be
>> more thorough?
>> Are there methods of monitoring a file to see when upload is complete
>> and then switching on the next stage of the process?
>> thanks, alan dunn
> Are they being uploaded as native FTP or via a form submission from a
> page, in which case you can capture the upload size as a variable and
> use it to compare against.
> There is a way with .zip files of ensuring their integrity and
> contents by parsing the file headers, I'm pretty sure this gives the
> file size in bytes / embedded file names at creation point.
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