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Re: [PATCH] a new option WILDCARDMATCH (FTP only for now)

From: TJ Saunders <>
Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 09:36:35 -0700 (PDT)

> FTP directory parsing is a somewhat arcane art to do portably for all
> FTP servers, especially when the FTP server isn't unix.

If libcurl was enhanced to use the MLSD and MLST FTP commands defined in
RFC 3659:

then the parsing of the returned data, including file attributes such as
timestamps and such, would be much easier. Perhaps such MLSD/MLST support
could be the building block for this wildcard matching feature?



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