The base lftp command for this is:
lftp -r dirname
But if the directory contains hidden files it will fail stating:
rm: Access failed: 550 dirname: Directory not empty
The solution is to set the following after logging in:
set ftp:list-options -a
Now recursive delete will work.
Joel G Mathew, known in tech circles by the pseudonym Droidzone, is an opensource and programming enthusiast.
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