Subject: Re: vmstat, iostat etc no longer work?
To: None <>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/11/1996 14:20:25
>Date: Mon, 11 Nov 1996 16:46:36 +1030
>From: Ian Dall <>

>Jason Thorpe <> writes:
>  > I think the FTP server disallows "tar.gz" specifically because of
>  > extra load, but it's worth looking into.
>It seems to me that if it can be disabled at the subsystem or above
>levels but enabled at the individual program or library level then it
>would be a reasonable compromise. If anyone wants sys.tar.gz then they
>can and should go to the directory of pre-tarred sources but if they
>want to get say just the scsi code, they can get scsi.tar.gz and have
>it auto tar and gzip.

Note that although may not support automatic .tar.gz
packaging, some of the FTP mirrors run wu-ftpd and may support it.
I know for a fact that uses wu-ftpd.
Mike Long <>     <URL:>
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