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Microsoft: FoxPro FAQ

Utility Program

A backup utility code. by ramani
Posted: 18 Oct 03 (Edited 18 Oct 03)

** A simple function to do backup.
** by Subramanian.G (ramani)
**    FoxAcc Software
**    ramani_g@yahoo.com
**    Last modified : 11 October, 2002
** provided as freeware
** You need CabArc tools for the following.
** You can download CabArc tools from...
**  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb%3Ben-...
** How to use ....
**    lcSource = "c:\myDirectory\*.*"
**    lcDestination = "c:\myBack\myBack1.CAB"
**    =gsCabBack(mySource,myDestination)
** Instead of CAB, you can use WinZips's
** command line utility also, in which case
** change the code 'lcCmd' suitably.
LPARAMETERS lcSource, lcDestination
LOCAL lcCmd, lnSuccess, loShell
IF !EMPTY(lcDestination) OR !EMPTY(lcSource)
   lcCmd = "CABARC -r -p N " + ;
           lcDestination + SPACE(1) + lcSource
   loShell = CREATEOBJECT("wscript.shell")
   lnSuccess = loShell.Run(lcCmd,1,.t.)  
   IF lnSuccess = 0
      =MESSAGEBOX("BackUp successful.",0+64,"Backup OK!")
      =MESSAGEBOX("BackUp failed",0+16,"Caution")
** EOF

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