Subject: Re: Recovering from /usr loss
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Curt Sampson <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/04/1999 15:35:45
On Sun, 4 Apr 1999, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> /bin/rcp. If all else fails, rcp your gzipped tarfile somewhere you
> can unpack it, then rcp the unpacked gunzip back to your /usr, then
> untar the whole file using pax.

That's a nice thought, but I'm on the open Internet with this
particular machine. Who is his right mind is going to enable

With ftp, at least you can use single-use passwords.

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