Subject: Re: Use "term" to be able to sup (was Re: `use sup' not tar balls ....)
To: Mark Tamola <email@example.com>
From: Andrew Cagney <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/12/1995 18:34:32
Excerpts from mail: 11-Jan-95 Use "term" to be able to su.. Mark
> I too forgot who posted the original message, but if that person has a
> modem and since he obviously has an internet connection, why not use
> "term" to be able to sup? That's what I do, and it works perfectly! To
> obtain an initial complete source tree, I just used the latest tarballs,
> and then did a termified "sup" to update to the latest tree. Who needs
> SLIP anymore? 8-).
Don't forget that some people are paying real $$$ for long haul, dial in
connections. In those situtations, the total connection time and
efficient use of available bandwidth are critical.