Help implementing an idea

Fuzzyman fuzzyman at
Sun Jun 19 12:39:03 CEST 2005

Nicholas.Vaidyanathan at wrote:
> results. Now, I was thinking today, I'd really like to create a program that
> can go to a specific directory and upload all the files in the directory to a
> specific url for backup purposes, and I have the feeling that the python
> implementation would be ruthlessly small and efficient, like the
> above....anyone who could point me in the right direction as to how to actually
> do it?

Upload to a URL *sounds* like you want to do the upload by http rather
than ftp.

In this case you can do it with a Python CGI on the server and a script
on the client that communicates with the CGI.

When voidspace is back up you can find a pair of scripts that do just
that :

Hint - filelist = [os.path.join(directory, entry) for entry in



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