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If I understand well, what you want is explained in the documentation. Here it is an extract from Net::FTP docs:
CONSTRUCTOR new (HOST [,OPTIONS]) This is the constructor for a new Net::FTP object. "HOST" is the name of the remote host to which a FTP connection is required. "OPTIONS" are passed in a hash like fashion, using key and value pairs. Possible options are: Firewall - The name of a machine which acts as a FTP ... Port - The port number to connect to on the remote machine for the FTP connection Timeout - Set a timeout value (defaults to 120) Debug - debug level (see the debug method in the Net::Cmd manpage) ...
Timeout here is the key option, so you can say:
my $ftp = Net::FTP->new( $myhost, Timeout => 10, Debug => 1 ); ... $ftp->get($myfile) or warn("Can't get file $myfile"); $ftp->quit();
Hope this helps.

In reply to Re: How to catch Net::FTP timeouts ? by cosimo
in thread How to catch Net::FTP timeouts ? by Brutha

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