Cooking with Linux - Mirror, Mirror, of It All

Make simple backups and keep every copy of your Web or FTP site up to date with some standard tools that probably are already on your system.

Marcel Gagné ( lives in Mississauga, Ontario. He is the author of the newly published Moving to Linux: Kiss the Blue Screen of Death Goodbye! (ISBN 0-321-15998-5) from Addison-Wesley. His first book is the highly acclaimed Linux System Administration: A User's Guide (ISBN 0-201-71934-7). In real life, he is president of Salmar Consulting, Inc., a systems integration and network consulting firm.



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Re: Cooking with Linux: Mirror, Mirror, of It All

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> As it copies, it maintains permissions and modification dates and times, and it does it fast.

I do not see any way to have ftpcopy to keep file mode; all mirrored files are 0644. How do you made that working?