Procesing files received via ftp

Sebastian Bello <>
Wed Aug 31 00:05:25 CEST 2005


Ok, thanks to all.
    Sebastian-
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "chandru" <>
To: "Sebastian Bello" <>
Cc: <>
Sent: Tuesday, August 30, 2005 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: Procesing files received via ftp


> On 30/08/05, Sebastian Bello <> wrote:
> >  
> > Hi list, 
> >   
> > I need to process files received via ftp. 
> > I see two approaches: 
> >   
> >     1. poll the ftp directory 
> >     How can I make sure a file download has finished? 
> 
> If you are pulling the files from a server, use a suffix such as .open
> on the file while it is being retrieved and when the download is
> complete, rename it to remove the .open extension. Alternatively, if
> you are receiving the file as a server, make sure your client does the
> renaming operation mentioned above.
> 
> cheers,
> Chandru




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