Problem with free space checker

  • 14 years ago


    I'm working on a backup script. And i'm now making a script to check how much freespace
    there is on the USB-disk. And a different check to see how big the file is what he needs to backup.

    For Example i got these values:
    objLogicalDisk.FreeSpace = 25634826 (freespace on USB-disk)
    FileSize = 1873152 (file size what he needs to backup)

    These values are in bytes!

    And i got this script:

    Call StatusschermText( objLogicalDisk.FreeSpace & "-" & FileSize )

    If ("FileSize" > "objLogicalDisk.Freespace") then
    msgbox "STOP!!"

    msgbox "go on...."
    End If

    I want to get if the FileSize is bigger or equal then the objLogicalDisk.Freespace to get
    the message: STOP

    And if the value FileSize is smaller the objLogicalDisk.FreeSpace to get the message: go on....

    But with the script i have now it's always showing me the message go on....
    Can anyone tell me what I am doing wrong?

  • 14 years ago
    If ("FileSize" > "objLogicalDisk.Freespace") then
    If (FileSize > objLogicalDisk.Freespace) then

    Since you had quotes, it was comparing the literal String and not the numeric variables.

  • 14 years ago

    Thanks for the answer!

    I tried it but it doesn't worked. So i tried a few more things and finally i got the problem. The values FileSize and objLogicalDisk.Freespace were in bytes. And when i made those values in MB's it worked just fine!

    So thanks for your help!

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