Ok, I give up on writing my own FTP component. Too many requirements
thrown at me after I started. (you all know how that happens ;) )
I am looking for and FTP component (http download would be a plu as
Here are the requirements:
1) Ability get a directory/file listing with all the attributes parsed
already (file name, size, date)
2) the original timestamp must remain on the downloaded file
This needs to be efficient. I will be downloading 1000s of files a day.
I will use the filename, size, and date to detect if this is a
duplicate file or just a duplicate name.
If anyone knows of such a component please let me know :)
If you're using the 2.0 framework try the System.Net.FtpWebRequest class.
"Gina_Marano" <gina...@gmail.com> wrote in message
nSoftware has a group of IP related utilites called IP Works for $500
(www.nsoftware.com). Well worth the money.
I used an early version of XCeed's FTP component with good results. And I
must agree with your earlier comment - don't bother writing your own. It's
cheaper to buy.
I was basing my work off of FTPClient and another library. I got
everything to work. After I receive the file I change the modified date
time to match that of the ftp site. I also found some code that lets
me parse the FTP directory listing, not pretty. :)
I will probably have to go to a pay-for component when the requirements