Note: if your system has the python-readline library installed, you can use the <tab> key to complete filenames while navigating your backup data. This will save you a lot of typing.
The following commands are available inside bup ftp:
- ls [-s] [-a] [path]
print the contents of a directory.
If no path argument is given, the current directory's contents are
If -a is given, also include hidden files (files which start with a
If -s is given, each file is displayed with its hash from the bup
archive to its left.
- cd dirname
change to a different working directory
print the path of the current working directory
- cat filenames...
print the contents of one or more files to stdout
- get filename localname
download the contents of filename and save it to disk as
If localname is omitted, uses filename as the local
- mget filenames...
download the contents of the given filenames and stores them to
disk under the same names.
The filenames may contain Unix filename globs (*, ?,
print a list of available commands
exit the bup ftp client
Part of the bup(1) suite.
AUTHORSAvery Pennarun <[email protected]>.