My apology. I've been doing this for the last hour. One thing I didn't
realize is that this is not a dedicated ftp server. I'm already
downloading in tar format. Is there a way to down load a directory
directly, without even tarring?
Thanks to Matthew for your kindness in letting us to download from your
On Thu, 28 Sep 1995, Matthew Bailey wrote:
> All of the users out there retrieving the distribution that are getting
> it via a tar file from my PERSONAL MACHINE!!! FTP.DEBIAN.ORG!!! PLEASE
> PLEASE PLEASE don't get it with a .gz extension due to the fact only a
> handful of files are not gziped and they total less that a meg!
> Please be considerate to me and my machine.... Thanks
> Matthew S. Bailey
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