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#!/usr/bin/perl -w =head1 NAME ftp-watch.pl - Simple reporting for updates on remote FTP server. =head1 DESCRIPTION When run first time, this script generates a file with recursive listi +ng of some directory on remote FTP server. Any other script execution wi +ll cause it to report differences in directory listing using GNU diff for +mat. =cut use Text::Diff; use Net::FTP::Recursive; use strict; # # Settings # my $host = 'ftp.linux.dom'; # Server my $user = 'anonymous'; # Username my $pass = 'me@here.com'; # Password my $dir = '/pub/people/leonid/'; # Top directory to monitor my $listing_file = '/tmp/ftp.real'; # Keep listing in this file my $listing_temp = '/tmp/ftp.temp'; # Temporary file # Get FTP listing open (OUT, ">$listing_temp") or die "Couldn't open $listing_temp ($@)" +; my $ftp = new Net::FTP::Recursive($host) or die "Couldn't connect ($@) +";; $ftp->login($user,$pass) or die "Couldn't login ($@)"; $ftp->cwd($dir) or die "Couldn't change directory ($@)"; $ftp->rls(Filehandle=>*OUT); $ftp->quit(); close (OUT); # Create empty data file if does not exist if (! -e $listing_file) { warn "No local listing...creating empty"; open (OUT, ">$listing_file") or die "Couldn't open $listing_file($ +@)"; close (OUT); } # Compare open (IN1, "<$listing_file") or die "Couldn't open $listing_file ($@)" +; open (IN2, "<$listing_temp") or die "Couldn't open $listing_temp ($@)" +; my $diff = diff \*IN1, \*IN2; close (IN2); close (IN1); # Clean-up rename ($listing_temp, $listing_file) or warn "Couldn't update info ($ +@)"; # Output results print $diff,"\n"; =head1 AUTHOR Leonid Mamtchenkov <leonid@leonid.maks.net> =cut

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