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Retriving all the files from a particular directory

Posted on 2000-02-23
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hi all i want to retrieve all the files from a particular director from a FTP server..using FTP..
I can retrive a file from the directory if i know its filename using get..
but if i want to download all the file in the directoiry and i don't know the file name..it become a problem..
Please help
Regards
Nitin..ps.URGENT
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by:ozo
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use Net::FTP;
$ftp = Net::FTP->new("some.host.name");
$ftp->login("anonymous","me@here.there");
@ls = $ftp->ls("/pub");
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mrachow earned 50 total points
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There is another ftp command:
mget (multiple get).
With this one you can use wildcard expressions, e.g. for your problem: *.
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by:khacharn
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Thanx both for your insights...
regards
Nitin
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