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Re: wildcards for uploads

From: Seb <>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 14:20:30 -0500

On Thu, 11 Oct 2007 18:13:20 +0800,
"Song Ma" <> wrote:

> There's (currently) no support for that kind of wildcard operations
> in curl. It should be very easy to write a shell script to handle the
> wildcard and make the output as the parameter for curl. The user can
> keep curl command line in a loop until all the files represented by
> wildcard are porcessed.

Thanks, I moved on writing a for loop in bash:

---<---------------cut here---------------start-------------->---
# We upload files to this URL
# These are the paths that will be fed to curl to upload to the URL above.
UPLOADFILES=$(find -L ${WD} -name 'source' -prune -o ! -name '*~' \
    -type f -print)

cd ${WD}
for i in ${UPLOADFILES}; do
    fn="${i#${WD}/}" # strip the working directory part off path
    echo "${fn}"
    curl -v --disable-epsv --ftp-create-dirs -u user:passwd \
            -T ${fn} ${URL}
---<---------------cut here---------------end---------------->---

I made sure ${fn} is really what's needed. However, I see that the
connection hangs indefinitely after transferring a few files. It hangs
here (replacing private info):

---<---------------cut here---------------start-------------->---
* About to connect() to host.url port 21 (#0)
* Trying host.ip.address ... connected
* Connected to host.url (host.ip.address) port 21 (#0)
---<---------------cut here---------------end---------------->---

This looks like an issue with the server, rather than something wrong in
my curl call, since the first files do get transferred. Am I correct with
this? Any clues what might be happening on the ftp server side?


Received on 2007-10-11