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webdav plugin issues

Post by *tc99 » 2019-01-09, 14:49 UTC

I got a couple of problems of using the webdav plugin:

1. i opened a connection to the webdav target, selected a file, press 'F3' to quick view the file (text file), then download it, modify it, then upload it to the server, then used the 'F3' to quick view the file. it showed the before-change content, even after I restarted total commander several times! i then downloaded that file again and viewed it, it showed the before-change content! finally i ftped to the same folder and downloaded the file, its contents showed the changed content. it seems to be me the webdav plugin put the files in a cache somewhere and never refreshes them.

2. it would be great if i could reserve the original file time when uploading the files.

btw, i am using the latest total commander version (9.21a) and the webdav (2.9).

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Re: webdav plugin issues

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Re: webdav plugin issues

Post by *tc99 » 2019-01-09, 15:58 UTC

i did not get feedback for a couple of days in that thread, so i thought to try it in this one for better luck.

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Re: webdav plugin issues

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-01-09, 16:40 UTC

1. This is influenced by the cache settings in Internet Explorer (even if you use a different browser!), because the WebDAV plugin uses the IE framework for uploads and downloads.

2. Unfortunately the webDAV protocol doesn't officially support the upload of the time stamp.
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Re: webdav plugin issues

Post by *tc99 » 2019-01-09, 20:11 UTC

is there a way to clear the cache before initiating a connection? or it has to be done manually in IE?

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Re: webdav plugin issues

Post by *ghisler(Author) » 2019-01-11, 09:02 UTC

To my knowledge, there isn't any Windows function to clear cache.
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Re: webdav plugin issues

Post by *Unused » 2019-01-28, 08:38 UTC

To avoid caching issues with WebDAV and the PHP Backend, i add a random query parameter in my Firefox Bookmark Addon (https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/davmarks/). For example https://yourserver.address.com/davfolder/?q=bGjXlCztUl1A66Ho2mVa. The value for parameter q is ignored by the server, however the browser get the uncached content. Maybe that could be a workaround also here.

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