Mirroring tool? web snake? getbot?

LLeweLLyn Reese llewelly at lifesupport.shutdown.com
Wed Jul 30 22:33:52 PDT 2003

"Peter Leftwich" <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com> writes:

> > On 2003-07-29 21:54 -0700, Peter Leftwich <Hostmaster at Video2Video.Com>
> > wrote:
> >> All I'd like is a graphical tool that prompts the user for a URL then
> >> proceeds to mirror that URL to the working directory or to a "base"
> >> directory specified in its preferences.  It would also be nice to
> >> filter by URL's ending in ___ for example, .jpg, .jpeg, .mp3, and so
> >> forth.
> > A command-line tool to do this: /usr/ports/ftp/wget
> I notice that "ftp" is in the file path - not to be confused with
> "http?"

wget supports both ftp and http. (Since you asked for URLs, I suppose
    Greg deliberately suggested a command which handles both, since
    URLs may be either.)

> > A graphical tool to do this: c:\winnt\setup.exe
> You sir, are on crack.  I have been completely and happily M$FT-free since
> Feb 2002, when I terminated a long reign of piracy (cram it, Win98SR1!!)
> and a longer slew of disappointments and BSoD's.
> If you know what a BSoD is then you've used Microsoft Windows.
> N.B. Mr. Gates & legal et al. that I said "a long reign," not "MY long
> reign."

:-) That's one way to clean up an ugly licencing situation at a new
    job ... usually the best way.

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