An rsync script, rsyncPDB.sh, has been made available at
This script assists users in setting up their own local mirrors of the PDB FTP
site. Before successfully running it, users will need to set three variables in
rsyncPDB.sh to suit their local setup. The rsync script may be preferred to the
mirror.pl script that was previously recommended for local mirroring of the FTP site.
Questions about the rsync script may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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