Looking for a FTP sync'er suggestion

Michaël Grünewald michael.grunewald at laposte.net
Tue Mar 11 18:57:40 UTC 2008

Kelvin Woods a écrit :
> On Tue, March 11, 2008 16:27, Michael Ross wrote:
>> Michaël Grünewald schrieb:
>>> Hi,
>>> I am looking for a program able to make a remote FTP site look like
>>> a
>>> copy of a local dir. I feel as if I were dunce-cap-awards(R)
>>> nominated,
>>> but I really did not find one!
>>> In ports/ftp many programs say they do the reverse, and a few say
>>> they
>>> ``mirror'' without more explanation. I gave a tried to mirror,
>>> ftpmirror
>>> and ftpsync (among others), all of them broke or failed to be
>>> useful.
>>> I need this to publish a web site on a space allocated to me by my
>>> ISP,
>>> I am writing a script that automates publication, and at the very
>>> end, I
>>>  noticed the key-piece was missing!
>> I usually do it with lftp, in a script like:
> I'd support this suggestion as well. Using lftp (from the ports tree)
> requires nothing more that an FTP server at the remote end (i.e. the
> ISP). It can "mirror" in both directions, i.e. client -> server and
> server -> client.

I just tried LFTP, and this is a program I missed several times before, 
thank you to point it to me!

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