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From Ian Clelland <iclell...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: should FileTransfer.download() auto mkdir target's path?
Date Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:42:44 GMT
There's a spec? I thought filetransfer was something that PhoneGap
introduced.


On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 3:32 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:

> Originally WP8 was creating any missing intermediate folders, but this was
> raised as a defect because the spec explicitly states it should produce an
> error in this case.
> Trying to dig up the issue ...
>
>
> @purplecabbage
> risingj.com
>
>
> On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 12:07 PM, James Jong <wjamesjong@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I think iOS attempts to create the directory first.
> >
> >
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugin-file-transfer/blob/master/src/ios/CDVFileTransfer.m#L660
> > -James Jong
> >
> > On Apr 16, 2014, at 2:58 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Additional info:
> > > iOS will not create intermediate folders for download(), they must
> > already
> > > exist
> > > (based on my tests with NSFileManager
> > createFileAtPath:contents:attributes
> > > call that is used by FileTransfer.download())
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Apr 16, 2014 at 10:57 AM, Mike Billau <mike.billau@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hello,
> > >>
> > >> When using FileTransfer.download(), 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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