On Mon, 04 Sep 2006, Frank Duignan wrote:
> I want to periodicall synchronize a directory on my desktop with an ftp
> repository. I only want to download new/changed files and delete files
> on the receiver side that are no longer necessary. rsync does this
> wonderfully when you are not trapped behind a firewall that only permits
> outgoing http and ftp connections. Unfortunately I am behind such a
> firewall at work. Any nice ftp/wget type of solutions that I can use? Or
> better still, is there an rsync way of doing this.
lftp might work for you. It's packaged in debian, ubuntu and others.
"lftp has builtin mirror which can download or update a whole directory
tree. There is also reverse mirror (mirror -R) which uploads or updates
a directory tree on server. Mirror can also synchronize directories
between two remote servers, using FXP if available."
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