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ftp scriptable

ftp does have its initialization file, .netrc.  It will allow you to 
specify commands and define macros.  It may suit you, but it depends on 
the complexity of your logic.  

Read the manpage on the .netrc file.  Hope this helps.

On Mon, 22 Jan 1996, 
dZothMuellarg wrote:

> I need to have a scriptable ftp.
> I need to do things like ftp to a site, get a listing, and based on
> that listing cd or retrieve or delete.
> I need to automate this.
> Is there a ftp-script out there?  Can perl do this?
> -- 
> Later,
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