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  1. #1
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    text file busy error

    I am testing how to generate a text file in perl and get the error "text file busy"

    Any clue?

    open (MYFILE, '>>OA.txt');
     print MYFILE "Bob\n";
    close (MYFILE);
    Or I should change my question to "how could I generate a text file in the flash memory and upload it to a FTP site?"

    Thank you in advance!
    Last edited by camaross; 07-08-2012 at 06:10 PM.

  2. #2
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    Southern tip of Silicon Valley
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    Can you provide more details about what you're doing, the error message that you're receiving, and what you need to accomplish?

    Creating a file in memory isn't a problem, but you need to close it before uploading it with FTP, which will be a problem.

    Why don't you want to save a temp file to disk before uploading it via FTP?


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