[CentOS] Using shell variables inside the ftp client
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Jul 21 22:12:42 UTC 2011
On 07/21/11 1:52 PM, Always Learning wrote:
>> I have a script that opens an ftp connection to a non-*nix system.
>> > I desire to change directories on the host system using a shell
>> > variable to set the cd directory. However, I cannot seem to
>> > discover how this is done.
> Check the FTP configuration file on the remote server. There might be a
> block to stop you moving-out of your log-on FTP directory.
more likely, the ftp program is processing his command lines, and it
doesn't know anything about $parameter substitution.
I suggest using wget or lftp or similar rather than conventional ftp.
john r pierce N 37, W 122
santa cruz ca mid-left coast
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