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Re: how to use CURL to backup FTP site on a directory ?

From: Dan Fandrich <>
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 21:40:42 -0800

On Sun, Nov 20, 2005 at 08:36:36PM +0100, Sebastien WILLEMIJNS wrote:
> hi,
> is curl is able to save output of a complete FTP in a file ?
> i have tried "curl --create-dirs -o file://c:/backup"
> with no success :-(

If you mean you want a way to download entire ftp sites, then you need a
different libcurl front-end, as curl works on one file at a time. Take a
look at some of the programs listed at
e.g. leech, FTPGrab,,, etc.

>>> Dan

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