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From Santosh Asbe <santosh.a...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VFS] Ftp copy hangs
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2005 04:29:31 GMT
thanks for the xplanation. Yes i m the same person Mario replied too.

Santosh


On 11/21/05, Jacob Kjome <hoju@visi.com> wrote:
>
> At 09:47 AM 11/21/2005 +0530, you wrote:
> >hey Mario,
> > I am new to ftp. Can you tell me the difference between vfs ftp and
> plain
> >ftp..
> > Santosh
> >
>
> VFS just fronts a number of different internet protocols via a single
> interface, making it look like one big virtual file system, hence
> "VFS".  As long as you can address something via a URL, VFS can make
> provide you a unified interface to access it.   Accessing FTP, Webdav,
> HTTP, etc... are done in an, essentially, identical way so you no longer
> need to think as much about how to access an individual protocol.
>
> So, to your question, there is no such thing as VFS FTP.  FTP is a
> protocol.  The FTP client VFS fronts is commons-net.  As such, if you are
> having a specific problem with FTP and you can reproduce it using
> commons-net directly, then don't bother with VFS because its using
> commons-net anyway.  If things are working fine with commons-net directly,
> but failing when running through VFS, then there is an issue with VFS (you
> are the same person that Mario replied to who had an FTP problem, right?).
>
> Read more at http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/vfs/
>
> Jake
>
> > On 11/18/05, Mario Ivankovits <mario@ops.co.at> wrote:
> >>
> >> Santosh Asbe wrote:
> >> > sorry typo error.. it is a common-net plain...
> >> >
> >> No problem. Please repost with [NET] to get connected to the net
> >> developers.
> >>
> >> Thanks!
> >> Mario
> >>
> >>
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