how to list directory in Net::SFTP

Posted on 2011-02-17
Last Modified: 2012-05-11

The dir is not echo'ed to stdout
# Make connection
$sftp = Net::SFTP->new($address, %args);
print "Finished\n";
Question by:MatthewF
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Expert Comment

ID: 34915777
This will read the list of files into an array:

@listing = $sftp=>ls('/tmp');

You can output that with normal print statements.

Author Comment

ID: 34915820

16  @listing=$sftp=>ls('/tmp');

Undefined subroutine &main::ls called at ./ line 16.
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Expert Comment

ID: 34915998
Oh, sorry, that was a typo...

@listing = $sftp->ls('/tmp');
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Author Comment

ID: 34916041
that prints out the HASH value

HASH(0xfa4cbc) HASH(0xfa4d58) HASH(0xfa4da0) HASH(0xfa4e48) HASH(0xfa4ef0) HASH(0xfa4f98) HASH(0xfa5040) HASH(0xfa50e8) HASH(0xfa5190) HASH(0xfa5238) HASH(0xfa52e0) HASH(0xfa5388) HASH(0xfa5430) HASH(0xfa54d8) HASH(0xfa5580) HASH(0xfd4f6c) HASH(0xfd5014) HASH(0xfd50bc) HASH(0xfd5164) HASH(0xfd520c) HASH(0xfd52b4) HASH(0xfd535c) HASH(0xfd5404) HASH(0xfd54ac) HASH(0xfd5554) HASH(0xfd55fc) HASH(0xfd56a4) HASH(0xfd574c) HASH(0xfd57f4) HASH(0xfd589c) HASH(0xfd5944) HASH(0xfd59ec) HASH(0xfd5a94) HASH(0xfd5b3c) HASH(0xfd5be4) HASH(0xfd5c8c) HASH(0xfd5d34) HASH(0xfd5ddc) HASH(0xfd5e84) HASH(0xfd9930) HASH(0xfd99d8) HASH(0xfd9a80) HASH(0xfd9b28) HASH(0xfd9bd0) HASH(0xfd9c78) HASH(0xfd9d20) HASH(0xfd9dc8) HASH(0xfd9e70) HASH(0xfd9f18)
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Accepted Solution

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ID: 34916542
Then it has changed... try %listing instead of @listing

@listing = $sftp->ls('/tmp');
while ( my ($key, $value) = each(%listing) ) {
        print "$key => $value\n";

Author Comment

ID: 34916787
nothing is printed and there are files in /tmp

Author Comment

ID: 34916811
this worked

$sftp->ls("." , sub { print $_[0]->{longname}, "\n" });


Author Closing Comment

ID: 35190476
With his help I was able to gigure out the answer

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