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Date:      Tue, 26 Nov 1996 16:58:34 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Hans N Gruber <hounddog@juno.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Question-2.15,2.16: install
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961126165745.2892M-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <19961126.042752.4671.0.hounddog@juno.com>

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On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, Hans N Gruber wrote:

> 	I'm assuming 2.16 just got released recently. I started the
> painstaking process of downloading about the individual bin and man files
> from the ftp site, and for some reason endid up with 2.15. I really don't
> want to go through this again. Has anybody zipped up the directories into
> large zip files? Sure, bin would be about 16 megs, but this would be a
> lot easier to download than all the individual files.

To be honest, it's better with the separate files.  If the download dies,
then  you don't have to fetch the whole thing over again.  You can get the
ftp server to bundle stuff together by putting an extension on it:

get bin.tar

perhaps

get bin.zip

will work too.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major




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