Should put URL file: create intervening folders?

Björnke von Gierke bvg at
Tue Aug 17 09:24:56 EDT 2004

On Aug 17 2004, at 14:46, Frank Leahy wrote:

> When I call "put URL ftp:", it creates any intervening directories 
> that don't yet exist, e.g.
>     put URL "ftp:/some/file/goes/here.txt"
> will create /some and /some/file and /some/file/goes directories 
> before putting the file "here.txt".
> The same thing doesn't seem happen when I use "put URL file:", i.e. 
> any missing folders are NOT created.  Is that correct, or am I doing 
> something wrong?
> Thanks,
> -- Frank

That is how it's supposed to work

Check these items from the docs:

ftp keyword
file keyword
create folder command
how to... create a directory on a ftp server

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