> -----Original Message-----
> From: ara.t.howard / noaa.gov [mailto:ara.t.howard / noaa.gov] 
> Sent: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 10:16 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: FTP#mget, FTP#mput
> 
> 
> On Thu, 11 May 2006, Berger, Daniel wrote:
> 
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: ara.t.howard / noaa.gov [mailto:ara.t.howard / noaa.gov]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 1:29 PM
> >> To: ruby-talk ML
> >> Subject: Re: FTP#mget, FTP#mput
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, 10 May 2006, Daniel Berger wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi all,
> >>>
> >>> Is there a method in Net::FTP that corresponds to ftp's
> >> mget and mput
> >>> functions?
> >>>
> >>> If not, is there any chance of adding this to ftp.rb?
> >>>
> >>> Thanks,
> >>>
> >>> Dan
> >>
> >> this does something like mput
> >
> > <snip>
> >
> > I guess I'm not sure how this is different that just doing 
> something 
> > like this:
> >
> > module Net
> >   class FTP
> >      def mput(pattern, &block)
> >         Dir[pattern].each{ |file| put(file, &block) }
> >      end
> >
> >      def mget(pattern, &block)
> >         Dir[pattern].each{ |file| get(file, &block) }
> >      end
> 
> Dir[pattern] is on the __client__.  globbing for mget most 
> occur against a listing from the __server__.
> 
>    eg.
> 
>      mget foo*
> 
>    means get all files from the server that match foo* - the 
> only way to do
>    this is to combine an ftp.list with fnmatch.

Whoops, yeah.  Something like this then:

# Untested
def mget(pattern, &block)
   list.each{ |file|
      next unless File.fnmatch(pattern, file)
      get(file, &block)
   }
end

Regards,

Dan


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