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

From: Pavel Raiskup <>
Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2010 19:43:14 +0200

> 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?

There is problem with support for these commands. AFAIK is support so poor
now that it could make this feature practically unusable (for
unconditional use). Maybe as an alternative in future it could be
considered - but LIST parsing (even if it is correct for only most of
servers) should be more useable.

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Received on 2010-04-01