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Re: Installing from floppies

On Sun, 17 Aug 1997, Tim Sailer wrote:

[ The original post was to simplify a installation from floppies when a
package is two large for a disk and your only access to the net is from a
dos based system ]

> There are the programs 'split' and 'join' floating around. I believe
> they are DOS ports of the gnu code. If so, we should put them in the tools
> dir along with loadlin, rawrite, etc.

I was cleaning out my inbox and came across this message.  I remember
trying to find these gnu programs, but didn't see them.  Does anyone know
where they are and how they can be used with the appropriate debian
packages.  This does seem like something for the tools directory and an
inclusion in the install.txt would also be good.


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