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Re: get md5 sum of a remote file via net::ftp / net::sftp

by thor (Priest)
on May 11, 2006 at 00:03 UTC ( #548593=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to get md5 sum of a remote file via net::ftp / net::sftp

Keep in mind that successfully ftping a file doesn't guarantee that it'll have the same checksum at the source and destination. If you ftp in ASCII mode, ftp will convert line endings for you (which I consider a good feature). This will destroy your scheme.

thor

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