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howto get the modification date of a remote file?

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hello all,

is there an easy way to get the creation or modification date in a
remote server without using ftp_mdtm($url?)?

I would like to be able to checkthe date of a
ftp://ftp.example.com/path/file.ext, but my host doesn't provide ftp_xyz
functions....
any help will be very apreciated!
TIA,
Fernando Ribeiro
Jul 17 '05 #1
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In article <40***********************@news.free.fr>, "a@b.c" <a@b.c>
wrote:
is there an easy way to get the creation or modification date in a
remote server without using ftp_mdtm($url?)?

I would like to be able to checkthe date of a
ftp://ftp.example.com/path/file.ext, but my host doesn't provide ftp_xyz
functions....


You're pretty much out of luck, then. Sorry. ftp or some remote access
to the system is required to do this. Find another ISP that offers
better support or meets your needs better.

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Jul 17 '05 #2

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<Michael Vilain <vi****@spamcop.net>> wrote in message
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In article <40***********************@news.free.fr>, "a@b.c" <a@b.c>
wrote:
is there an easy way to get the creation or modification date in a
remote server without using ftp_mdtm($url?)?

I would like to be able to checkthe date of a
ftp://ftp.example.com/path/file.ext, but my host doesn't provide ftp_xyz
functions....


You're pretty much out of luck, then. Sorry. ftp or some remote access
to the system is required to do this. Find another ISP that offers
better support or meets your needs better.

--
DeeDee, don't press that button! DeeDee! NO! Dee...

Maybe this is not what you need, but maybe it might work ?

See this page
http://www.phpfreaks.com/quickcode/D...on_Date/10.php


Jul 17 '05 #3

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