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How to FTP from STDOUT?

by Zombie mccormi (Initiate)
on Jul 11, 2000 at 23:36 UTC ( #22088=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by Zombie mccormi on Jul 11, 2000 at 23:36 UTC
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I'm looking to be able to ftp from a cgi using NET::FTP without actually writing a local file. Something like put($scalar, "remotelogfile"). I know you can do something similar using *STDIN, put have yet to get *STDOUT to work. Is there a way to write a CGI generated remote file without writing a local file?

Answer: How to FTP from STDOUT?
contributed by I0

use Net::FTP; $ftp = Net::FTP->new($host) or die $!; $ftp->login($user,$password) or die $!; $sock = $ftp->_data_cmd('stor', "remotelogfile") or die $!; while( <DATA> ){ $sock->write($_,length) or die $!; } $sock->close() or die $!;
Answer: How to FTP from STDOUT?
contributed by vaevictus

I've worked on this, but was unable to solve it. Check out my question for the relevant info

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