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From Shazron <>
Subject Re: should auto mkdir target's path?
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:58:36 GMT
Additional info:
iOS will not create intermediate folders for download(), they must already
(based on my tests with NSFileManager createFileAtPath:contents:attributes
call that is used by

On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Mike Billau <> wrote:

> Hello,
> When using, if the target location contains folders
> that do not exist on the device, should FileTransfer auto-magically mkdir
> these folders to save the download?
> If target= /foo/image.png, and if /foo/ doesn't exist, Android will create
> the /foo/ dir for you. WP8 doesn't seem to do this and will instead return
> with an error. I don't know which implementation should be considered
> "correct." It seems like a "good" dev should first check that the target
> exists and create it before saving the image, but I'm all for making things
> easier for the developer and just doing it auto-magically (I hate that
> word...)
> I'm using 3.1 btw, sigh and sorry! Thanks everyone for your opinions.

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