ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

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ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Grovkillen » Wed May 26, 2021 9:17 am

Is it possible to get any indication on the process of a download or zip extraction? I have a zip file I download, about 350MB in size, which I after download is unzipping. I find it hard to tell if the script has stalled or if it's still loading/unpacking. Is it possible to get this info?
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Wed May 26, 2021 10:41 am

I'm not sure there is, as both of those commands will remain "busy" until the operation is complete.

Other than setting a timeout for HTTPRequest with HTTP_TIMEOUT and/or checking for an error afterwards :
Result_Variable : Stores result of operation. If LocalFileName is not specified and the operation is successful this will contain the HTML returned. If LocalFileName was specified and the data was successfully written to the file Result_Variable will be blank. Otherwise it will contain an error message.
For ZipExtractFiles, the result variable will be set to 0, otherwise if an error code it will be 1.
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Grovkillen » Wed May 26, 2021 11:00 am

Yeah it's not really what I need here. It's during the execution of the command I would like to know its progress.
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Wed May 26, 2021 11:20 am

I had a feeling it may not be. I'll flag this for Marcus and we'll see if he has any input.
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Grovkillen » Wed May 26, 2021 3:34 pm

Would it be possible to make it non-blocking like RunProgram can be set to "not wait for completion"?
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Grovkillen » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:41 am

Input on this?
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Dorian (MJT support) » Thu Jul 22, 2021 8:19 am

I'll ask him again.
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Re: ZipExtractFiles and HTTPRequest large files, indication on progress?

Post by Grovkillen » Thu Jul 22, 2021 5:47 pm

Thanks! This one is what I'd like to know:
Would it be possible to make it non-blocking like RunProgram can be set to "not wait for completion"?
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