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There appears to be a behavior change in SFTP directory/file handling between DLL versions and as observed in your example program:

Chilkat.SFtpDir dirListing = null;
dirListing = sftp.ReadDir(handle);

int i;
int n = dirListing.NumFilesAndDirs;

for (i = 0; i <= n - 1; i++)
   Chilkat.SFtpFile fileObj = null;
   fileObj = dirListing.GetFileObject(i);

   Console.WriteLine("Size in bytes: " + fileObj.Size32);

The "." and ".." directories are included in the v9.1.2 output, but not in the version output.

asked Jun 13 '12 at 19:29

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Yes, omitting the "." and ".." was an intentional change because developers did not want them included.

Here's a new build that includes a new SFTP property named IncludeDotDirs. The default value is false. If set to true, then the "." and ".." directories will be included in the results.


This new property will become available in the next official release.


answered Jun 13 '12 at 19:31

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