how to seek on remote file

Senthilkumar Thiyagarajan sthiyaga at
Wed Nov 21 05:34:29 CET 2001


I was wondering how to seek() on remote files (when connected through ftp or http). The documentation says urllib doesn't support it and for FTP we could do use the REST <offset> command to restart at a position (provided the remote server supports restart). Is there a cleaner way to do this? 


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