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I'm trying to do something with a Capistrano task that is similar to the heroku db:pull functionality if you are familiar with it.

I have a remote server. On that server I have a bunch of backups in the /path/db_backups/ folder. And in that folder there's a backup of the database everyday.

All I want to do is

  1. Download the latest backup on the client machine in /path/to/backups_dir/
  2. Untar it locally.
  3. Import it into local mysql db.

Anyone know of a good way to handle this? Is there a gem I am unaware of? Is there a script you have handy?

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