John P. Looney (Kate) writes:
> Anyone got a favourite way keeping a mirror of certain files locally ?
>> I thought that ncftpget somewhere/*.gz would work, but it insists on
> regetting all the files that are up there already. Bad monkey.
>> So, I thought "I know. I'll chmod a-r *.gz" after the download. It still
> overwrites it. Mutter.
For single files, I use wget -N <url>. for directories wget -m.
In some case, to limit the amount that's downloaded, I use
-m together with -X and -I options.
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