FTP site mirroring script

Alan alan at ctrl-alt-del.com
Mon Aug 18 08:33:28 PDT 1997

On Mon, 18 Aug 1997, Alan Barrett wrote:

> > Would somebody please point me to a solid FTP site mirroring script?
> I know of two:
>    Lee McLoughlin's "mirror", written in Perl, is a highly configurable
>    FTP mirror.  Features include recursive subdirectory fetching,
>    regular expression include/exclude filter, on the fly compression.
>    Get it from ftp://src.doc.ic.ac.uk/.

Be careful of the 2.8 archive of this code.  It is not complete.  If you
do decide to use it, install 2.3 first.  (It has the missing code.)  I
have used both versions.  The only problem it has is that it does not
check to see if you have enough drive space before executing the code.  

The program can also be found in any of the CPAN archives.

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