[Twisted-Python] subclassing ftp
slyphon at twistedmatrix.com
Tue Dec 23 05:18:29 EST 2003
Douglas Bagnall wrote:
> Jonathan Simms wrote:
>>> I'm making a thing which collects webcam images via ftp (the lowest
>>> common denominator for webcam software), and sends them off again
>>> via the web. I'd quite like to do it without troubling the file
>>> system, storing the images as python strings, whilst ignoring all
>>> the cd/pwd stuff. Needless to say I don't want to use real system
>>> Is this very sensible or possible? I (happily) don't know much
>>> about the ftp protocol, or its twisted implementation.
>> This is possible, and might be sensible, but in order for you to get
>> this to work, you'd have to learn quite a bit about how twisted thinks
>> about ftp. I'd be happy to help you if you do decide to pursue this.
> Cool, I'll do it. Looking at CVS, I'm glad I didn't get far with the
> 1.1.0 version. There, it seemed I'd be returning a not implemented
> message for pretty much everything but USER, PASS and STOR. Now it
> seems I'll be making an IFTPShell that raises exceptions instead. Is
> this right? The thing I'm less sure about is how the actual STOR
> works. I won't be getting onto it for a few days, in any case.
I'm a bit busy right now with the holidays and all, but I'll take a look
and get back to you within the next few days.
I'm glad someone's interested in using FTP for something :)
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