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Re: Help - How to enumerate files and directory on a SFTP server???

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2008 19:17:58 -0800

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 10:07:03AM +0700, Ngo Hoa Lan Phuong wrote:
> I read curl_easy_setopt.3 -- man page and notice that libcurl supports
> following SFTP commands: chgrp, chmod, chown, ln, mkdir, pwd, rename, rm,
> rmdir, symlink. And the ls command aren't supportted. Do anybody know how to
> enumerate files and directory on a SFTP server?

Just pass libcurl a URL to a directory (with a trailing slash) and it will
give you a listing. You may also want the option CURLOPT_DIRLISTONLY.

>>> Dan

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