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Re: Problems with Net::FTP

by eye (Chaplain)
on Jan 06, 2009 at 07:18 UTC ( #734359=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Problems with Net::FTP

The "binary" call generates an instruction to the remote host to disable line ending translation. You cannot alter the state of the "ftp connection" until you authenticate. Hence, you need to put the "binary" call after the login, but it should not be necessary to put it inside the loop.


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Re^2: Problems with Net::FTP
by haps (Novice) on Jan 07, 2009 at 00:49 UTC
    You are quite correct that it not necessary to have it inside the loop. I actually figured this out myself after looking at the code again and realizing that the reason it would not work originally was because I was not connected and authenticated. So I now have the script turn on binary mode after loggin in.

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