Subject: Re: sun-lamp CVS commits
To: Gordon Ross <email@example.com>
From: Ken Hornstein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.