[Gllug] Mirroring a local dir to ftp (curl?)

Alain Williams addw at phcomp.co.uk
Tue Jun 14 16:55:44 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 05:53:45PM +0100, Morris, Simon wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a local directory that I'd like to mirror up onto a ftp server as part of a cron script.
> Looking at the available tools (The server is OS X) curl seems the best bet, but doesn't seem to do recursive uploads.
> So far I've come up with 
> find /path/to/dir -exec curl -T {} \;
> But its horribly inefficient.
> Does anyone have a better idea (I know someone will have) either using curl or another tool.

Use rsync.

Alain Williams
Parliament Hill Computers Ltd.
Linux Consultant - Mail systems, Web sites, Networking, Programmer, IT Lecturer.
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