[ic] Importing products.txt

Frank Reitzenstein frank at goldissue.com
Sat Jul 21 10:14:34 EDT 2007

Gert van der Spoel wrote:

>>-----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
>>Since I started using Interchange we have rarely used the user
>>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
>>Is there some way of governing the behaviour of interchange to ignore
>>files like products.txt, allowing changes to be updated through mysql
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Thanks for your help Peter and Gert. My scripts which run mysql imports
start on the hour, so I am not 100% sure yet, but it looks like
products.txt is no longer being imported, and my runway scripts may also
be under control - giving my customer remote access to his store via mysql.

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