Re: FTPListOutput silently fails when FileName contains full or relative path

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Subject: Re: FTPListOutput silently fails when FileName contains full or relative path
Posted by:  TJ Nannon (in…@cheddar.mailworks.org)
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005

I have worked around this by implementing the FTPServer's OnCustomListDirectory event; I now generate the directory listing myself.

Remy / whoever - can you file this as a bug against the FTPListOutput class?

On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 20:11:50 -0500, TJ Nannon <in…@cheddar.mailworks.org> wrote:

> When the client issues the commands:
> cd /
> nlist /Foo
>
> the server should respond with the following file list on the data channel:
> /Foo/File_A.txt
>
> The best I can get the Indy FTPListOutput class to do is to respond with just "File_A.txt", which is not correct, at least compared to the BSD ftp server.
>
> When the FileName property of the FTPListOutputItem contains a full path (or a slash or backslash in it anywhere), the resulting output is an empty string: "", no newline or anything.
>
> The following code (C#) demonstrates the problem with Indy 10.0.51.
>
> I expect the output "/Foo/File_A.txt\r\
", but I get "".
>
> FTPListOutput ftpListOutput = new FTPListOutput();
> ftpListOutput.DirFormat = DirOutputFormat.doUnix;
>
> FTPListOutputItem ftpItem = ftpListOutput.Add();
> ftpItem.ItemType = DirItemType.ditFile;
> ftpItem.FileName = "/Foo/File_A.txt";
>
> IndyStrings dirContentsStringList = new IndyStringList();
> ftpListOutput.NLISTOutputDir( dirContentsStringList );
>
> string result = dirContentsStringList.Text;
>
> /////////////////////////
>
> Thanks.

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FTPListOutput silently fails when FileName contains full or relative path posted by TJ Nannon on Mon, 10 Jan 2005