FTP listing using "libURLftpCommand"
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Tue Jan 19 02:35:26 CST 2010
Thanks for responding, Dave. I get it now. Ok so I have to apply some kind
of logic and recover the year.....(over the threshold)
2010/1/18 Dave Cragg <dave.cragg at lacscentre.co.uk>
> On 19 Jan 2010, at 00:45, stephen barncard wrote:
> > Thanks...this sort of works..... the example needs to use the URL
> > though
> > put URL ("ftp://user:email@example.com/directory/") into theListOfFiles
> > this does list ok, similar listing to the HTTP method, however the dates
> > 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?
> This is the standard FTP way. Similar to what the "ls -l" command returns
> on Unix-like systems. The year is not shown if the modification date is
> within the last six months. Instead the time is shown. Either way, "word 9
> of line x of whatever" will return the name of the file.
> libUrl uses the LIST command internally for ftp directory listings (or NLST
> if you do as Jan suggested). It returns exactly what the server returns.
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