From: Paul Kelly (longword at domain esatclear.ie)
Date: Fri 07 Jul 2000 - 19:56:37 IST
Matthew Sammon wrote:
> I need to transfer a WWW site on host A to host B. Can I do this
> recursively from host A to host B (ie without downloading any of the
> files myself) using standard *nix tools if I only have FTP access to
> both hosts?
Try 'get dirname.tar' - as in just tack on .tar to the end of the
directory name. Most FTP servers will then tar up the directory for you
and transfer that one file. Once you've got that down you untar it and
all is well with the world.
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