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Re: ftp upload - file glob?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 2003 21:21:42 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 17 Jan 2003, Brendan Macmillan wrote:

> Thanks for creating curl - seems pretty cool. I need something like this to
> upload files to an ftp server, via a Squid HTTP proxy.
> Just one question/comment: the upload syntax only works with a single file
> (ie no globbing). I guess the way to do recursive directory uploads is to
> write a script to do this... but does curl already have this functionality
> built-in?

Right, recursive upload (or download) is not something curl does. It has in
fact no understand or knowledge at all about the contents it downloads.

The smoothest way to do this would probably involve your favourite script
language and a libcurl binding...!

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2003-01-16