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Re: Feature-Request for libcurl, was: Making a directory

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2001 10:48:55 +0100 (MET)

On Mon, 17 Dec 2001, Guido Neitzer wrote:

> This is a feature request for libcurl.
> I use libcurl to do some ftp-stuff in my application. For example I have
> to create some directories and libcurl downloads the directory listing for
> the URL I have specify and I want to avoid this with an option like this:

> curl_easy_setopt (curl, CURLOPT_COMMANDS_ONLY, TRUE);

Hm, I'm having a hard time to make up my mind on this.

What would you say about a more generic approach? Like a way to prevent
libcurl from issueing specific FTP commands.

To prevent a download, you'd tell curl to skip PASV and RETR.

Or would that be making things more flexible than they need to be?

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2001-12-19