Topic "Caching returning wrong directory, can I turn it off?"

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I am using winscp scripting to upload files to the same server, but different folders. I use separate scripts for this. I call these at least twice an hour. It looks like the directory caching is failing and it is causing the files to not be uploaded properly. One script I am attempting to change the directory to ...eaimages and it looks like it is changing it to ...mfimages. mfimages is used in the other script and I don't know how/why it is popping up here.

See the log below:

2014-06-03 12:51:30.382 Script: cd /public_ftp/eaimages
2014-06-03 12:51:30.382 Cached directory change via "/public_ftp/eaimages" to "//PWD/public_ftp/mfimages=//PWD/=//PWD"/.
2014-06-03 12:51:30.382 Getting current directory name.
2014-06-03 12:51:30.382 Script: //PWD/public_ftp/mfimages=//PWD/=//PWD
2014-06-03 12:51:30.383 Script: put "C:\....."
2014-06-03 12:51:30.383 Copying 1 files/directories to remote directory "//PWD/public_ftp/mfimages=//PWD/=//PWD"

It then attempts to upload the files to the wrong directory, but from what I can see - the file goes into the void. It never shows up anywhere even though it spends time sending it.

I use the /public_ftp/mfimages in another script so I can see why it is caching. I just think there is a bug and I don't want to mess with it. I just want to turn off caching for now and get this working again.


Well, I found the missing files that it is uploading.

The are being put into this folder:


This is crazy.

I tried turning off directory caching in the graphical interface like the docs say I can do and it had no effect.

The logs still say it is using cache and permanent cache
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Though I would appreciate if you help us fixing the bug, as you seem to know what it causing the wrong caching.
Martin Prikryl

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