Subject: Re: sun-lamp CVS commits
To: Gordon Ross <>
From: Ken Hornstein <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/1995 11:47:53
>Yeah, that's cool.  I wondered if there might be a way to use FTP
>but not have to store the tar images locally.  Would this work?
>	# mkfifo /dev/pipe
>	# tar xfp /dev/pipe &
>	# ftp ...
>	ftp> get some_tar_image /dev/pipe

Hell, you could use:

ftp> get some_tar_file "|tar xfp -"

Since we're using GNU tar, maybe "tar xzfp -" would be better.