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README

FTP Library Routines Release 3.1
Thomas Pfau (pfau@cnj.digex.net)
June 23, 1998

This package implements a callable interface to FTP.  The FTP protocol is
specified in RFC 959.  The library has been tested on linux, OpenVMS and
Windows NT.  It should also work without major modification on other
POSIX systems.

All programs using the library should include ftplib.h.

The routines look at the global variable ftplib_debug to determine how
much information they should display.  Level 1 has been left for user
programs.  Level 2 displays all responses received from the server.
Level 3 displays all commands sent to the server.

Along with some bug fixes, version 3 also includes support for user
access to data connections.  FtpAccess() allows a user program to open a
remote file or directory.  FtpRead() and FtpWrite() can then be used to
transfer data.  These functions perform the necessary conversions for
ascii mode transfers if necessary.  FtpClose() is used to close this
connection.

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The following routines are implemented:

void FtpInit(void);

This routine should be called prior to any other routines.  On most
operating systems, it is a no-op but some others don't implement TCP/IP
as seamlessly as others (Windows NT).

int FtpConnect(const char *host, netbuf **nControl);

Establishes a connection to the named host.  The host name should be
specified as <host> or <host>:<port> where <host> is a host name or ip
address and <port> is a service name or port number.  The handle for the
control connection is returned to 'nControl'.  This handle can then be
passed to other routines to control the connection and exchange data.
Returns success/fail.

int FtpOptions(int opt, long val, netbuf *nControl);

Specifies options for the connection.  The available options are:
	Option			Values
	FTPLIB_CONNMODE		sets the command to use to establish
				data connections.  FTPLIB_PASSIVE
				requests use of PASV; FTPLIB_PORT
				requests use of PORT.
	FTPLIB_CALLBACK		address of a user callback routine
	FTPLIB_IDLETIME		amount of time in milliseconds to wait
				on a data socket before calling the
				user's callback routine
	FTPLIB_CALLBACKARG	argument to pass to user's callback
				routine
	FTPLIB_CALLBACKBYTES	number of bytes to transfer before
				calling user's callback routine

int FtpLogin(const char *user, const char *pass, netbuf *nControl);

Logs in using the specified username and password.  Returns success/fail.

int FtpSysType(char *buf, int max, netbuf *nControl);

Attempts to parse the system type out of the response from a SYST message
and return up to 'max' bytes of the result to 'buf'.  The entire response
can be retrieved using FtpLastResponse().  Returns success/fail.

int FtpSize(char *path, int *size, char mode, netbuf *nControl);

Requests the size of the file specified by 'path' transferred in mode
'mode' and stores it at 'size'.  Returns success/fail.

int FtpModDate(char *path, char *buf, int max, netbuf *nControl);

Requests the last modification date of the file specified by 'path' and
returns up to 'max' bytes of the result to 'buf' in the format
'YYYYMMDDHHMMSS'.  Returns success/fail.

int FtpSite(const char *cmd, netbuf *nControl);

Issues the specified SITE command.  See RFC 959 for more information.

int FtpMkdir(const char *path, netbuf *nControl);

Sends a create directory request to the server using the specified path.
Returns success/fail.

int FtpChdir(const char *path, netbuf *nControl);

Sends a change working directory request to the server using the
specified path.  Returns success/fail.

int FtpCDUp(netbuf *nControl);

Requests a change to the parent directory.  Returns sucess/fail.

int FtpRmdir(const char *path, netbuf *nControl);

Sends a remove directory request to the server using the specified path.
Returns success/fail.

int FtpPwd(char *path, int max, netbuf *nControl);

Requests the current directory from the server and returns up to 'max'
bytes of the result to 'path'.  Returns success/fail.

int FtpNlst(const char *outputfile, const char *path, netbuf *nControl);

Sends an NLST command to the server with the specified path.  The
response to this is a list of file names which will be written to the
file named in outputfile.  If outputfile is specified as NULL, the list
will be written to stdout.

int FtpDir(const char *outputfile, const char *path, netbuf *nControl);

Sends a LIST command to the server with the specified path.  The response
to this is usually a long format directory listing which will be written
to the file named in outputfile.  If outputfile is specified as NULL, the
list will be written to stdout.

int FtpGet(const char *outputfile, const char *path, char mode,
	netbuf *nControl);

Retreives the file specified by path and writes it to the file specified
in outputfile.  Image or ASCII transfer mode can be specified by setting
mode to FTPLIB_IMAGE or FTPLIB_ASCII, respectively.

int FtpPut(const char *inputfile, const char *path, char mode,
	netbuf *nControl);

Sends the file specified by inputfile to the server with the name
specified in path.  Image or ASCII transfer mode can be specified by
setting mode to FTPLIB_IMAGE or FTPLIB_ASCII, respectively.

int FtpRename(const char *src, const char *dst, netbuf *nControl);

Renames the remote file specified by src to the name specified in dst.

int FtpDelete(const char *fnm, netbuf *nControl);

Removes the specified file from the server.

void FtpQuit(void, netbuf *nControl);

Disconnects from the remote server.

char *FtpLastResponse(netbuf *nControl);

Returns a pointer to the buffer containing the last response received
from the server.  Useful for displaying error messages.

int FtpAccess(const char *path, int typ, int mode, netbuf *nControl,
    netbuf **nHandle);

Opens the file or directory specified by 'path' and returns a handle to
'nHandle'.  This handle can then be passed to FtpRead() or FtpWrite() to
exchange data.  To list a directory, set 'typ' to FTPLIB_DIR or
FTPLIB_DIR_VERBOSE and 'mode' to FTPLIB_ASCII.  To transfer files, set
'mode' to FTPLIB_ASCII for text files or FTPLIB_IMAGE for binary files and
set 'typ' to FTPLIB_FILE_READ to retreive a file or FTPLIB_FILE_WRITE to
send a file.

int FtpRead(void *buf, int max, netbuf *nData);

Reads up to 'max' bytes of data from the data connection specified by
'nData' and stores it in 'buf'.  If the connection was opened in ascii
mode, one line of is returned with the terminating new-line character.
Otherwise, FtpRead() attempts to fill the buffer.

int FtpWrite(void *buf, int len, netbuf *nData);

Writes 'len' bytes of data from 'buf' to the data connection specified by
'nData'.  If the connection was opened in ascii mode, FtpWrite() performs
the necessary conversions.  Otherwise, FtpWrite() passes the data
verbatim.

int FtpClose(netbuf *nData);

Closes the data connection specified by 'nData' and frees associated
resources.
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