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Re: Delete remote file

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jan 2002 15:52:38 +0100 (MET)

On Fri, 4 Jan 2002, raoul cridlig wrote:

> Could it be possible to modify library for deleting remote file with ftp
> via proxy, without tunneling ?


I wasn't talking about what the library can do, I was talking about how it is
possible to delete files over HTTP proxies.

I'd be thrilled to add that ability, if you could just tell me which protocol
mechanisms that'll allow us to do this...

FTP over HTTP proxies is strictly speaking not FTP. Curl converts over and
uses HTTP in those cases. HTTP has one mechanism for removing files, and that
is the 'DELETE' request.

    Daniel Stenberg -- curl groks URLs --
Received on 2002-01-04