Re: Remember the gzip-compress link?
firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris Fearnley) wrote on 19.11.96 in <199611192214.RAA18286@unix3.netaxs.com>:
> 'Kai Henningsen wrote:'
> >My ISP just converted from a severely hacked Slackware to Debian. The gzip-
> >compress link caused lost mail & news for several people ... :-(
> I've converted 4 Slackware systems to Debian and never ran into this
> problem. What happened?
What I already explained: packing UUCP packets with gzip and feeding them
into machines expecting to be able to unpack with a real compress doesn't
Why would anybody expect otherwise?
> Saving news is almost a lost cause. It was for me (a relatively
Huh?! I'm not talking about news getting lost at the ISP site - I'm
talking of it getting lost at the *customer* site!
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