|Jun 9, 2013, 09:06 AM||#1|
Action Folder in /Volumes/
I'm trying to implement the "Automating Backup of Flash Drives" on my Mac Mini i5 with Mac OS X 10.7.5. But, when I run it, it gives an error like "Can't get every file".
If I understood it well, the code should create a list of every item on the folder /Volumes/ in order to test later if some of these items has a file rsync.scpt to execute the backup.
I simplified the code to test just this part with some variations but I didn't succeed.
on adding folder items to this_folder after receiving these_volumes tell application "Finder" try set the volume_list to every file of this_folder as list display dialog volume_list as text display dialog number of items in volume_list as text display dialog this_folder as text set the volume_list to every folder of this_folder display dialog volume_list as text display dialog number of items in volume_list as text display dialog this_folder as text set this_item to the original item of item 1 of volume_list display dialog this_item as text set this_item to the original item of item 2 of volume_list display dialog this_item as text end try end tell end adding folder items to
|Jun 9, 2013, 03:09 PM||#2|
Why not use the script from the link? What do you mean with when I run it?
It is not meant to be run manually but to be attached to a folder.
If you attached this folder action script to the /Volumes folder it gets triggered when items are added to the /Volumes folder like when plugging in a Flash drive. Please post the entire error message.
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|Jun 9, 2013, 04:02 PM||#3|
As the rsync.app is working properly (I test it on my USB stick), I started to debug the auto_backup script to see what happened. At the debugging the script shown the message 'Can't get every file' for the variable 'volume_list' on the line:
set the volume_list to every file of this_folder
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