anyone knows a FTP monitor?

mlr52 at michaellrichardson.com mlr52 at michaellrichardson.com
Sun Oct 15 11:35:00 PDT 2006


Try  wget -r [url] 

man wget will give you a list of more options.
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On Sun, 15 Oct 2006 17:52:38 +0200 cedric <cedric.dewijs at tiscali.nl> wrote:
>I've tried to create a shell script that uses wget, but i can't get the 
>listing of the remote server without actually downloading the complete 
>server. I can however get the listing of the top directory of the ftp site.
>
>Could you please give me the magic line to let wget spit out the recursive 
>contents of the FTP server?
>
>Best regards, and thanks for your trouble,
>Cedric
>
>On Sunday 15 October 2006 13:47, John Lockman wrote:
>> 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 tiscali.nl> 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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