Subject: Best way to get 1.4?
To: Peter Seebach <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Daniel Carosone <email@example.com>
Date: 05/19/1999 10:06:45
Peter Seebach writes:
> What's the best way to get a "complete" 1.4 set for burning CD's? I thought
> "oh, I'll just grab i386.tar", but this is getting me two copies of
> everything, because it's getting me the floppy-sized split versions, which I
> really don't need. But there's an awful lot of files. Any easy way to do
> this? I'm okay with only-i386 for now.
in pkgsrc is a very handy program called wget. you can fetch
recursive http or ftp directory trees, and exclude files matching a
pattern (eg Split).