ftpget dirs with non-anon account

From: Jonathan Larmour <JLarmour@dont-contact.us>
Date: Fri, 01 Nov 1996 16:24:56 +0000

This _has_ come up before, but I've looked in the archive and there was no

When I use a url of the form: ftp://user:pass@ftp.wibble.com/ all the
directories are relative to the home directory, and not to root. I thought a
way round this would be to do e.g.
ftp://user:pass@ftp.wibble.com//home/fred/ i.e. a double slash, which
appears to work, until I try to get a file, when it comes back with "Not a

So, what was the answer? Is this one for the FAQ perhaps?


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