Daniel Berger wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Ruby 1.8.5
>
> I'm hitting some odd behavior with Net::FTP.new.  I'm connecting to a
> Win2k3 server (running IIS 6, if that matters).  The directory style is
> set to "UNIX", and the ftp server is in passive mode.
>
> I'm trying to "put" a simple text file.  When I use the block form of
> FTP.new nothing happens.  No error, but the text file is not ftp'd to
> the remote machine.  When I use the non-block form, everything works
> fine.
>
> Sampe script:
>
> # This fails
> require "net/ftp"
> include Net
>
> file = "test.txt"
>
> FTP.new(host){ |ftp|
>    ftp.passive = true
>    ftp.login(user, pass)
>    ftp.chdir(dir)
>    ftp.put(file)
> }
>
> However, this snippet works just fine:
>
> ftp = FTP.new(host)
> ftp.passive = true
> ftp.login(user, pass)
> ftp.chdir(dir)
> ftp.put(file)
> ftp.close
>
> Note that the "ftp.passive = true" had no effect one way or another.
> Looking at the source code for Net::FTP revealed nothing out of the
> ordinary.  I ran the same script from both a Linux machine and a
> Windows XP box and got the same behavior, so I don't think it's a line
> ending issue.
>   
I looked at ruby-doc.org and it looks like new does not take an optional 
block whereas open does.

Jamey

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