[development] Drupal FTP

Matthew Farina matt at mattfarina.com
Sat Jun 23 01:56:49 UTC 2007

Does this handle sftp as well as ftp?

On Jun 22, 2007, at 5:13 PM, Aaron Winborn wrote:

> I just started a project for Drupal FTP -- http://drupal.org/ 
> project/drupal_ftp -- I didn't see any support for FTP, and needed  
> an engine.
> This is still in development, but works -- the module is currently  
> just a proof of concept. It's largely the my_ftp wrapper drupalized  
> (removing the dependency for a class, currently using a global  
> variable instead, but that needs more thought). I still need to  
> finish creating the proper drupal hooks and admin settings, and  
> plan to create an API for it.
> I want some feed back for how this might be used. Besides the  
> obvious back-end browsing functionality, I envision it could also  
> be used for inline file modification. I've heard talk of using  
> something like this for automatic module installation as well.  
> Also, it could possibly be integrated with FileAPI for remote  
> server file storage.
> I'd love to hear any ideas, comments, or criticisms people have. Or  
> if it's already duplicating work in progress, this would be a good  
> time for me to know about it.
> This is very early in development, so it could go in any of many  
> directions.
> Thanks,
> Aaron
> >From the project page:
> This is just an engine right now, and an FTP browser. Not sure  
> where I'm going with this, but there wasn't anything giving an FTP  
> interface in Drupal that I could find, so here's a start.  
> Currently, it hard-codes the ftp u/p info, and defaults to  
> ftp.drupal.org, just to give you the point.
> This is an extensive remodification of the my_ftp class at http:// 
> www.devarticles.com/c/a/PHP/My-FTP-Wrapper-Class-for-PHP/
> Possible uses:
> ftp browsing
> automatic module/theme installation
> inline file modification

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