On 2/4/09 10:41, O. Hartmann wrote: > Oliver Fromme wrote: >> O. Hartmann <ohart...@zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote: >> > I run into a problem I can not solve. I need to fetch a whole >> directory > tree from a public remote site. The top level directory >> and its > subdirectories are accessible via ftp:// and http:// so I >> tried fetch, > but fetch does only retrieve data on file basis and >> does not copy a > whole directory tree recursively. The remote site >> does not offer > sftp/sshd for that purpose. >> > > Is there a simple way to perform such a task with FreeBSD's own >> tools (I > try to avoid installing 'wget' and sibblings)? I need to >> keep it simple, > task should be performed via cronjob. >> >> I'm afraid you can't do that with FreeBSD base tools. >> >> An alternative to wget would be "omi" (ports/ftp/omi) >> which is a simple FTP mirroring tool, written in C >> without any dependencies. Usage is simple: >> >> $ omi -s server.name.com -r /remote/dir -l ./local/dir >> >> Note that, by default, it tries to synchronize the local >> dir perfectly, i.e. if the remote dir is empty, it will >> wipe out the local dir. (The option "-P 0" will prevent >> omi from removing anything.) >> >> Best regards >> Oliver >> > > Thanks for so much answers. > > I tried 'omi' but I find that the tool does not travers deeper into a > dir than level one, so subdirs seem to be left out. I will try wget, > although this tool would not be the first choice. > I seem to remember that nctp3 had a decent -R recurse option to its get (or its ncftpget non interactive mode) if you want to avoid wget.
Vince > > Thanks, > Oliver > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"