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Using ftp within perl

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I am not very good at handling references.

when I am using the dir command it returns a reference to a list. How do I actually print that list & / or loop through the list ?
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Question by:benwilkinson
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by:olthoff
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you should be able to do either of the following

@files = $FTP->dir();
foreach $File ($FTP->dir()) {};
print $FTP->dir();


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by:malec
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Why not just

for ($ftp->ls) {print "$_\n"}
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by:ozo
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#or if you already got it as a ref
$ref = $ftp->dir;
for( @{$ref} ){ print "$_\n"}
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KishoreS78 earned 25 total points
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to a print the list of files in the directory
use $FTp->list([dir])command
to loop thru olthoff has suggested the answer that would work
or u could use
@files = $FTP->ls() if u r in the dirctory where u waanna list or loop thru
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