anyone knows a FTP monitor?

John Lockman ultramancool at
Sun Oct 15 04:47:48 PDT 2006

It would be easy to throw together a simple perl, or even bash script
to go check the current list of files on the ftp server and diff it
against the one it last had. Give it a shot.

On 10/15/06, cedric <cedric.dewijs at> wrote:
> Hi all,
> First of all, i apologize for my very much off-topic question. I hope however
> there's somebody who can help me on this one.
> The new versions of software i use and support are on a ftp server. New
> versions are dumped there, but nobody tells me when a new version
> arrives. ;-)
> There are a lot of ftp clients out there, but i have not yet found a version
> that lets me see if there's a new version of a file without downloading it
> first.
> Has anybody seen such a program?
> Greetings,
> Cedric
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