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[REBOL] FTP and Absolute Directories Re:(2)

From: cribbsj:oakwood at: 17-Oct-2000 15:47

Hey, that worked! I did: read ftp://user:[password--111--111--111--111]/../../var/local/datamover/test1/testfile1 and it worked. Thanks very much for the help! On Tue, 17 Oct 2000, you wrote:
> Did you try "../../path/path/path/goodfile.txt" ? > > -----Original Message----- > From: [cribbsj--oakwood--org] [mailto:[cribbsj--oakwood--org]] > Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2000 3:01 PM > To: [list--rebol--com] > Subject: [REBOL] FTP and Absolute Directories > > Some time ago I posted a question asking how I could ftp to a server and go > to > a directory that was not below my home directory. > > For example, I would like to ftp to another server here at work, and get a > file > located in /var/local/datamover/test1/. > > The problem is that Rebol seems to only let you specify relative directory > paths below where you ftp in. > > So, if I use the ftp command and specify my user id and password, it will > only > let me reference a directory below my home directory. > > Perl, using the Net::FTP object lets me ftp using an absolute path. I'm > hoping > someone out there has an idea how I can do this in Rebol. I would really > like > to write this application in Rebol instead of Perl. > > Thanks in advance for the help! > > -- > Jamey Cribbs
-- Jamey Cribbs Sr. Technical Consultant