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Date:      Sat, 4 Mar 2000 15:44:03 -0800
From:      Brooks Davis <>
To:        Animepix <>
Cc:        freebsd-doc@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: packages.
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000001bf8625$0555bc40$0300a8c0@curt>; from on Sat, Mar 04, 2000 at 08:08:18AM -0600
References:  <000001bf8625$0555bc40$0300a8c0@curt>

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On Sat, Mar 04, 2000 at 08:08:18AM -0600, Animepix wrote:
>    hey im trying to download the packages in the 3.4-release dir, and for
>    some reason my ftp program thinks that the files are directory's, do
>    you have any idea why?, i mean this really sux :)
>    hmm you think i should get a diffrent ftp proggie? :) i currentley use

They are probably symbolic links.  Many defective FTP clients think
links are directories.  They should download properly if you try.
WS_FTP would probably work better, but you have to register it of it
dies after a few weeks.

-- Brooks

Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.

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