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Apr 2, 2001, 6:57 AM

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Re: access an external file from script

hope this helps,
maybe you could set up an FTP session to retrieve a copy of the file, and then open the copy into a filehandle as usual...
like this...
NOTE: oops! forgot all about the part where you change working directory. Sorry. Here it is, newly edited...
#!/usr/bin/perl -w

use Net::FTP;

my $path = "where/the/file/is";
my $file = "filename";
my $user = "username";
my $pass = "password";

$ftp = Net::FTP->new("");
$ftp->login($user, $pass);


Good luck.
Bennawy, E.

Failure is not an option. It is a privelege reserved for those who try.

(This post was edited by ebennawy on Apr 2, 2001, 6:30 AM)

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