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ftpd - Tcl FTP server implementation

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package require Tcl 8.5 9
package require ftpd ?1.4?

::ftpd::server ?myaddr?
::ftpd::config ?option value? ?option value ...?
fsCmd append path
fsCmd delete path channel
fsCmd dlist path style channel
fsCmd exists path
fsCmd mkdir path channel
fsCmd mtime path channel
fsCmd permissions path
fsCmd rename path newpath channel
fsCmd retr path
fsCmd rmdir path channel
fsCmd size path channel
fsCmd store path


The ftpd package provides a simple Tcl-only server library for the FTP protocol as specified in RFC 959 ( It works by listening on the standard FTP socket. Most server errors are returned as error messages with the appropriate code attached to them. Since the server code for the ftp daemon is executed in the event loop, it is possible that a bgerror will be thrown on the server if there are problems with the code in the module.




Bugs, Ideas, Feedback

This document, and the package it describes, will undoubtedly contain bugs and other problems. Please report such in the category ftpd of the Tcllib Trackers. Please also report any ideas for enhancements you may have for either package and/or documentation.

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ftp, ftpd, ftpserver, rfc 959, services