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Need FTP with a "Flat File" view (Indiv file list, not in Folders)

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Hi all - I have files in Folders, many levels deep. I need to FTP those files, all individually, into 1 single folder on a remote computer.  Looking for a solution, such as:

Does anyone know an FTP Program that has an Option to list the Local files without the Folder structure? Like a "Flat File" list of a folder tree.  (Mac would be great, but can move them to Windows if need to)

Thanks in advance for any help!

- Brian
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by:Sam Simon Nasser
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this link will list their names! if it helps
http://perlmeme.org/faqs/www/ftp_file_list.html
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by:Sam Simon Nasser
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filly question but it may help, since you can react the remote computers, copy all the folder and files to your PC, and then search them by *.*
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Ray Paseur earned 167 total points
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One thing to consider... How will you want to resolve name collisions?
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you could use if_exists on collisions and append the filename.
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by:AlexPace
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You can script that behavior in Robo-FTP with this command:

RCVFILE "*" /subdirs /flat 

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But I don't know if that helps you since, as far as I know, Robo-FTP on works on Windows.
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Good Point on the file name collisions.  I don't need the Duplicates, but they won't hurt me either ... Hmmm ... I'd rather keep multiple copies if possible. But not really a big deal, and dups won;t bother me, as long as at least ONE of the dupl file names stays.  What were you thinking?
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What is the client os? Are they under a single sub dir?
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We have them on Mac & Windows, so a solution either one is OK.
There are approx 50,000 files, with approx 15000 Folders ... 2 or 3 files in each folder. So the Folder "depth" is simple, just 1 level down. Just lots of them...
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