Subject: Best way to get 1.4?
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Daniel Carosone <>
List: current-users
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).