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Answer: Net::FTP->dir(

by fedelman (Novice)
on Jan 22, 2004 at 18:39 UTC ( #323276=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > HTTP and FTP clients > Net::FTP->dir("abc def"); embedded spaces in filename fails. - Answer contributed by fedelman

Hi! It's simple.

You need run the next commands:
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$filename =~ s/\s/\\ /g;
$ftp->dir($filename);

This is the correct way to escape the whitespaces.
That's all!

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