FTP listing using "libURLftpCommand"

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 19 01:31:33 EST 2010


Hi Stephen,

Try changing the FTP list command before you get that URL.
##
libUrlSetListCommand "NLST"
put URL ("ftp://user:pass@host.com/directory/") into theListOfFiles
##
If the ftp daemon supports the 'new list' format, it will be easier and more predictable to parse.

HTH,

Jan Schenkel
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--- On Mon, 1/18/10, stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard..com> wrote:

> From: stephen barncard <stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com>
> Subject: Re: FTP listing using "libURLftpCommand"
> To: "How to use Revolution" <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Date: Monday, January 18, 2010, 4:45 PM
> Thanks...this sort of
> works.....  the example needs to use the URL keyword
> though
> 
> put URL ("ftp://user:pass@host.com/directory/") into
> theListOfFiles
> 
> this does list ok, similar listing to the HTTP method,
> however the dates in
> the listing are not consistent.
> 
> drwxr-x---   21 sbarncar 99   
>        4096 Dec 31 03:03 .
> 
> drwx--x--x   15 sbarncar sbarncar 
>    4096 Jan 15 01:51 ..
> 
> -rw-r--r--    1 sbarncar sbarncar   
>     0 Dec 30 12:06 .htaccess
> 
> drwxr-xr-x    2 sbarncar sbarncar 
>    4096 Jul 11  2009 .smileys
> 
> drwxr-xr-x   12 sbarncar sbarncar 
>    4096 Jun 20  2009 barncard
> 
> drwxr-xr-x    2 sbarncar sbarncar 
>    4096 Dec 22 03:35 blasters
> 
> 
> Some directories have the year, and some just have the
> month and day. Is
> this just the way it is? The year is just not important?
> 
> I wonder how Transmit and other FTP clients get this date
> info correctly?
> 
> sqb
> 


      




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