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Re: How do I know if I must upload a file if SIZE is not available at the FTP server?

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 09:43:32 +0200 (MET DST)

On Tue, 15 Oct 2002, Guido Reina wrote:

> Do I have to go to the directory and do 'ls -l' and get the size? or is
> there an easier way?

If SIZE isn't supported by the server, "ls -l" is your only choice, AFAIK.
And that is a true can of worms, as there's no standard formatting for that
so you can basicly get any kind of output!

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl, cURL, Curl, CURL. Groks URLs.
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Received on 2002-10-16