Subject: Re: SUP still has (minor) problems
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Rafal Boni <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/16/1995 17:11:51
In message <199510161700.NAA00751@scofflaw.banyan.com>, *I* write:
-> I've mostly updated the sources on my NetBSD machine, but I am still
-> seing problems with current-src. I have attempted this several times,
-> and keep getting an "invalid message count -1", each time in the ed
-> sources (although I'm not sure it it's always the same file...).
Well, thanks to some re-tries (it did progress past "ed," but would
invariably get hung up some [usually short] time later), and some
hints from folks, I think I am now happy....
For some reason, the "invalid message count -1" can be avoided by
using compressed transfer (I thought someone had previously claimed
that compression didn't work...), ie by using the "-z" flag. Thanks
to Gary Duzan for the hint.
[It isn't done yet, but it's transferred a good chunk... I'm now in