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FTPParseMBS class

Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux Console & Web iOS
class Network MBS Network Plugin 4.1 Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Function: A class for parsing FTP LIST responses.
Example:
dim f as new FTPParseMBS

if f.Parse("drwxr-xr-x 2 lefregole nobody 4096 May 30 2011 Downloads") then
if f.ModificationTimeType <> 0 then

dim d as new date(1970,1,1,0,0,0)

d.TotalSeconds = d.TotalSeconds+ f.ModificationTime

MsgBox f.Name+" has "+str(f.Size)+" bytes: "+d.ShortDate
else
MsgBox f.Name+" has "+str(f.Size)+" bytes."
END IF
end if
Notes:
An implementation of the ftpparse code from <http://cr.yp.to/ftpparse.html>.
Works only for ASCII text.

What is it?
ftpparse is a library for parsing FTP LIST responses.

ftpparse currently understands the LIST output from any UNIX server, Microsoft FTP Service, Windows NT FTP Server, VMS, WFTPD, NetPresenz, NetWare, and MSDOS. It also supports EPLF, a solution to the LIST-parsing mess.

ftpparse parses file modification times into time_t, so you can easily compare them and display them in your favorite format. It lets you know how precise the time_t is: LOCAL meaning exact with known time zone (available from EPLF), REMOTEMINUTE meaning unknown time zone and seconds, or REMOTEDAY meaning unknown time zone and time of day.

To use ftpparse, simply feed each line of LIST output to the ftpparse() routine, along with a pointer to a struct ftpparse. If ftpparse() returns 1, you can find a filename and various other useful information inside the struct ftpparse.

Commercial use of ftpparse is fine, as long as you let me know what programs you're using it in.

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