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Re: About getting file attibutes on FTP server using libcurl

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2010 22:51:26 -0700

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 01:41:40PM +0800, CHEN Xiaolei A wrote:
> Our FTP server's OS is Sun Solaris, I tried option "CURLOPT_DIRLISTONLY", but it just printed the name of files. I need to get more attributes, especially for "permission" and "file type", so I think I have to parse that memory string anyway.

Once you get that list files, you can request the attributes of each one
in turn using CURLOPT_NOBODY. But if the server supports MLSD, that's
definitely the option you want.

>>> Dan
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Received on 2010-08-26