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A way to add username and password to script
Authored by: LC on Mar 05, '04 04:39:21PM
If you mean a flat directory (no hierarchy within), then you can just issue the prompt directive to turn off interactive mode, and then use mput * to transfer all files (remember to be in binary mode unless you know they're all text;)
For a directory containing hierarchy, I know when downloading that some ftp servers support "archive mode" where they will archive on-the-fly if you request a directory name using an archive suffix. But I don't know how to tell an ftp server to unpack an archive file after uploading, nor how to upload hierarchically (unless you explicitly do mkdir etc.). rdist, rsync, scp -pr, rcp -pr work though, assuming you have remote login rights;

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A way to add username and password to script
Authored by: LC on Mar 05, '04 04:46:39PM
I guess wu-ftpd handles on-the-fly archiving via the ftpconversions definitions; Larry.

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A way to add username and password to script
Authored by: LC on Mar 05, '04 04:56:59PM
For uploading, check this out too -- (curl does uploading;)
              In curl 7.10.8 and later, you can specify one -T for each URL on
              the command line. Each -T + URL pair specifies  what  to  upload
              and  to where. curl also supports "globbing" of the -T argument,
              meaning that you can upload multiple files to a  single  URL  by
              using  the  same  URL  globbing style supported in the URL, like
              this:
                curl -T "{file1,file2}" http://www.uploadtothissite.com
              or even
                curl -T "img[1-1000].png" ftp://ftp.picturemania.com/upload/
Larry.

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