Im pretty sure wget supports ftp aswell, it only takes command line args so its great for scripting.
* Peter Flynn (peter at silmaril.ie) [000119 23:01]:
> Have anyone got a pointer to a program which will perform FTP
> under script control (eg from a cron job)?
>> I need to retrieve files on a timed basis, and it's all been done on a
> VAX so far, where a .com file can easily pass subcommands to FTP. But
> regular Unix FTP only accepts command input from the tty: you can't
> redirect it to come from stdin.
>> I've tried the W3C commandline retriever (flaky); I've tried Lynx
> (uncontrollable); and dog only does HTTP not FTP. Ideas?
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