I’ve been doing some development for some embedded Linux devices which only support ftp and telnet. In order to automate transfer of binaries from my Fedora development host to the target embedded device I’m using this handy ftp script: pushftp.sh
#!/bin/bash # arg1 = dest hostname # arg2 = local file # arg3 = dest dir HOST=$1 SRCFILE=$2 USER=root PASSWD=password #DESTDIR=/usr/local/data DESTDIR=$3 ftp -inv $HOST<<ENDFTP user $USER $PASSWD cd $DESTDIR bin put $SRCFILE chmod 755 $SRCFILE bye ENDFTP
Then I added something like this to my Makefile after cross-compiling:
push: sh ~/bin/pushftp.sh $(TEST_BOX) $(APP_BIN) /usr/local/data
So after I run make all, I run make push. I still need to telnet to the host to test/debug the application, but this makes the process much faster (and less error-prone).
I’m just noting this for myself, hopefully it’s useful to someone else.