FTP Macro

Timothy Payne tim at tmpco.com
Mon Oct 25 03:38:04 UTC 2004

On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 20:20, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> Timothy Payne wrote:
> > On Sun, 2004-10-24 at 19:10, Chuck_Sterling wrote:
> > 
> >>Timothy Payne wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>It will log in but not run the commands, I've tried all kinds of
> >>>changes
> >>>but the samples in my book and on the web say this should work.  I
> >>>just get ftp> after the login and it sits there taunting me.
> >>>
> >>>machine mydomain.com login name password XXXXXX macdef macro-name
>                                                     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> In my *working* .netrc file, the macdef command begins the line 
> immediately following the machine line.....  And to get it run upon 
> login, it has to be named "init"....
> -- 
> Kevin J. Cummings

I tried that but it wouldn't log in, so I put it after the password with
the name init and works !  Thanks guys for letting me keep my hair.


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