Re: Trouble getting a directory listing before uploading a file
Date: Mon, 30 May 2005 23:13:18 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 30 May 2005, James Housley wrote:
> What I need to do is after login to send NLST to get the directory listing
> of the current directory. Then get another directory listing after the
> final CWD before the STOR is sent to upload the file. I am using
> "libcurl/7.11.1 OpenSSL/0.9.6i ipv6 zlib/1.1.3" via CURHandle.Framework.
> I have set CURLOPT_FTPLISTONLY, and played around with CURLOPT_QUOTE,
> CURLOPT_PREQUOTE and CURLOPT_POSTQUOTE and decided they aren't right. I see
> the CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST can send a custom command fom LIST/NLST, but I
> haven't gotten that working either.
> It appears that I could fake it with CURLOPT_NOBODY and do 3 connections,
> one to just connect and get a directory listing. The second to get the
> listing in the final CWD, and the third to STOR the file. But that is
> really messy.
Why is that messy?
With libcurl, the whole API is designed to do one transfer for each call to
curl_easy_perform(). Each dir listing means a transfer.
You cannot make data transfers with the *QUOTE options, as that would require
that they could parse the responses and start data connections and transfers
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