Subject: Re: ftp and tar annoyances
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Johnny Lam <email@example.com>
Date: 11/13/1997 16:26:02
On 13 Nov, Brad Salai wrote:
> As for ftp, mget is a nice idea, but it asks you to confirm that you still
> want each file as it comes up. This makes it impossible to just get a
> collection of files, either by matching a pattern, or listing the files,
> without sitting there.
If at the ftp prompt, you type "prompt off" before your mget command,
ftp won't ask you to confirm each file that you mget.
Johnny C. Lam
Department of Statistics firstname.lastname@example.org
Carnegie Mellon University http://www.stat.cmu.edu/~lamj/