[wellylug] ftp script

William Hamilton william.hamilton at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 18:46:50 NZDT 2008


2008/11/14 Kevin O'Riordan <kfor at compsoc.com>

>
> Hi William,
>
> > mget $REMOTEDIR/$FILE*
> ...
> >  local: file does not exist.
>
> Two options: either you can change your lcd to
>
>  lcd /home/webfund
>
> or change your mget line to
>
>  cd $REMOTEDIR
>  mget $FILE*
>
> In your original, your mget is trying to create the $FILE* files in
> the $REMOTEDIR dir _inside_ the dir you've already lcd'd to.  So it's
> trying to create the file:
>
>  /home/webfund/backups/backups/20081113
>                        ^^^^^^^^
>
> but it fails because it can't create that second 'backups' dir.
>
> You could also consider using wget or something like that instead.
>
> hope that's of use,
> Kevin
>
> Kevin, bloody magic..  I feel like such an idiot with that one.. trying to
> make the code short as poss :)
>

thanks for everyone's input.

W
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