[Baypiggies] urllib2 query

Stephen Cattaneo stephen.cattaneo at gmail.com
Thu Nov 18 20:09:28 CET 2010

Does it need to be urllib2?  I would suggest pexpect for doing this.


On Thu, Nov 18, 2010 at 11:06 AM, Vikram K <kpguy1975 at gmail.com> wrote:
> consider the following ftp site:
> ftp://ftp.ncbi.nih.gov/refseq/H_sapiens/
> I wish to write a program using urllib2 which can automatically download all
> the contents of one of the folders in this site (say, for example,
> mRNA_Prot) into a folder in my computer. Subsequently i want my program to
> be able to automatically update the downloaded folder in my computer in
> accordance with any changes made in future in the folder in the ftp site.
> Any suggestions on how i should proceed?
> I am using a windows 7 computer. Will i also have to use the scheduled tasks
> option in system tools for solving this problem?
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