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Package: ftpgrab (0.1.5-3)

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file mirroring utility

ftpgrab is a utility for maintaining FTP mirrors. In fact not unlike the "Mirror" perl program. However ftpgrab is oriented towards the smaller site which doesn't have the resources to mirror entire version trees of software.

The primary "plus point" of ftpgrab is that it can base download decisions by parsing version numbers out of filenames. For example, ftpgrab will recognize that the file "linux-2.2.2.tar.gz" is newer than "linux-2.2.1.tar.gz" based on the version string. It will then download the new version and delete the old one when it is done, thus saving you mirroring 10 kernel versions all at >10Mb each.

Tags: User Interface: Command Line, Networking: Client, Network Protocol: FTP, Role: role::program, use::synchronizing, Works with: Files

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 42.2 kB122.0 kB [list of files]
armel 36.4 kB105.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 35.1 kB94.0 kB [list of files]
i386 42.3 kB119.0 kB [list of files]
ia64 54.0 kB183.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 42.1 kB87.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 42.2 kB84.0 kB [list of files]
mips 39.7 kB124.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 39.5 kB124.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 41.4 kB119.0 kB [list of files]
s390 40.9 kB119.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 41.9 kB127.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 39.1 kB115.0 kB [list of files]