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How to upload a file to a web server?

by Anonymous Monk
on Oct 06, 2000 at 03:28 UTC ( #35494=categorized question: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
Contributed by Anonymous Monk on Oct 06, 2000 at 03:28 UTC
Q&A  > CGI programming


Answer: How to upload a file to a web server?
contributed by bradcathey

The following uses the upload() function in >= 2.47.


<form action="cgi-bin/" method="post" enctype="multipart/fo +rm-data">


my $image = upload_file( "file_to_upload.txt", "../incoming" ); sub upload_file { local $| = 1; my( $filename, $path ) = @_; my $file = $query->upload($filename); # the magic open OUTPUT, "> $path/$filename" or die "$path/$filename - $!"; binmode $file; binmode OUTPUT; my $buffer; while ( read( $file, $buffer, 64*2**10 ) ) { print OUTPUT $buffer; } close OUTPUT; close $file; return( $filename ); }

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