Topic "putting files into large directory"

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Using 5.7, why is there a LIST command issued when you try to put a file in plain FTP passive mode?

This makes it virtually impossible to upload a file into a directory containing tons of files already.

Is there a setting somewhere to prevent to this?

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It's to detect if the file is already present in the target directory (for overwrite confirmation).
Martin Prikryl

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