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From Peter Donald <dona...@mad.scientist.com>
Subject Re: FTP & JSPC
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2000 12:16:38 GMT
At 01:12  1/8/00 +0100, you wrote:
>At a rough guess this must have been asked 100 times already, but there is
>not FAQ that I can see that answers it.
>
>Are there any plans for <ftp srcdir="..." destdir="..." />
>I guess even a <copydir method="ftp" ... /> could be possible.
>?
>
>I've not seen anything and I guess that java.net.URL is not up to the job so
>it would mean using some other FTP classes, which maybe why it's not been
>done already.
>
>I'm tempted to write this but it must have been debated before?
>
>I'm also tempted to write something to call tomcat's jspc process. Anyone
>tried this?

both are great ideas. Go for it. It may be a better idea to at first try a
get-url before you do a get-ftp-dir task. Then any random url could be
downloaded. The get-ftp-dir is slightly more complicated but they are
definetly worthwhile tasks.

as for jspc - have no idea what it is :P


Cheers,

Pete

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