Subject: Re: ftp and tar annoyances
To: None <>
From: Johnny Lam <>
List: current-users
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
   Carnegie Mellon University