Subject: Re: ftp help
To: L. S. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
Date: 05/05/2003 13:17:13
On 5 May 2003, L. S. wrote:
> Is it possible to get entire directories of files and subdirectiories
> via ftp? Any ftp command, flags, etc.? I want to download 1.6.1 via
> ftp without going directory by directory, file by file. (Locally, I use
> just scp for machine to machine transfers, which does what I need.)
The mget command can grab all files per directory.
But to recursively grab directories via ftp use a tool like lftp, Spegla,
or fmirror, or mirror (available in the pkgsrc/net category).
Jeremy C. Reed