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Re: storing in non-existent folder?

From: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Date: Thu, 23 Jul 2009 15:34:31 -0400
To: XProc Dev <xproc-dev@w3.org>
Message-ID: <m21vo719dk.fsf@nwalsh.com>
Kevin Flynn <kevin@escenic.com> writes:
> In Calabash, the following:
>
>     <p:store name="save">
>       <p:with-option name="href" 
> select="concat($output-folder,'/',$file-stem,'.ext')"/>
>     </p:store>
>
> fails if the folder referenced by $output-folder does not already exist.
>
> 1 Is this an implementation issue, or is it "as specified".
>
> 2 If it is intended behavior, what is the recommended way around it? I 
> suppose I could use p:exec to run a shell command, but then it wouldn't 
> be platform-independent...

I decided to be consistent with Saxon's xsl:result-document strategy
and as of XML Calabash 0.9.14, the full path will be created if it (a)
it doesn't exist and (b) you've got permissions to do it.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

-- 
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