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mget help

Hi I'm trying to get all files from a directory with a script. So i'm gone paste my script here:
Code:
cd /var/www/match_demos/speedgaming/
lftp -u Gudfaren,xxxxx ftp.speedgaming.pro -e cd 89.221.243.11_27500 -e mget *.dem
exit

when i run that i get:
"File name missed. Try `help mget' for more information."

I'm not sure what to do..
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Originally Posted by vYN
"File name missed. Try `help mget' for more information."

I'm not sure what to do..
First thing to try would be to protect that asterisk from your local shell, i.e.: \*.dem, "*.dem", or '*.dem'
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Originally Posted by ryran
First thing to try would be to protect that asterisk from your local shell, i.e.: \*.dem, "*.dem", or '*.dem'
Hmm. It seems that didn't help. still getting the same error...

it looks like it can't CD into that directory..

EDIT1:

i fixed that by changing my script a little. and using "FTP" instead of "LFTP". script:
Code:
#!/bin/sh
#!Configuration
USER=Gudfaren
PASSWD=XXXXX
HOST=ftp.speedgaming.pro
LOCAL=/var/www/match_demos/speedgaming/
REMOTE=89.221.243.11_27500
FILES=*.dem

#!do not change below
cd $LOCAL
ftp -n $HOST <<SCRIPT
user $USER $PASSWD
prompt
binary
cd $REMOTE
mget -f $FILES
quit
SCRIPT

It works. but i want it to not overwrite the existing files on my server that it have already downloaded. And yes. this script will run every 3 hour. So i need to figure out how to make it not overwrite existing files.

Last edited by vYN; 12-17-2011 at 02:10 AM..
 

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