Re: Upgrading by shaky ftp...
On Tue, 18 Feb 1997, Michael Tempsch wrote:
> How will dselect react to the PPP-link going down while upgrading by ftp?
> Sometimes I can be on for hours without problems, othertimes the
> connection drops every 5-15 minutes...
> Can I just reconnect and restart dselect Install/Upgrade and it will
> resume with regetting the last (incomplete) .deb file?
Yep, that is it, dselect's ftp method implements reget, which is like
crash recovery in zmodem.
> Or is there more to it?
> Maybe better to ftp updated packages by hand and point dselect to them?
> But that is definately not as neat as just pointing dselect to the site
> and periodically checking on progress and if necessary reconnect...
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