Subject: Re: Suggestion for ftp site...
To: Simon Burge <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bob Nestor <email@example.com>
Date: 09/06/1999 07:25:50
Simon Burge (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>David Brownlee wrote:
>> On Sun, 5 Sep 1999, Simon Burge wrote:
>> > If a user typed "get base.tgz.sta", they would get a tar file that
>> > contained "base.tgz" split up into itty bitty pieces. Hmm, seems we
>> > need a parameter to say what size the itty bitty pieces need to be...
>> > I'm assuming that someone would want to download one tar file of the
>> > itty bitty pieces, extract that tar file and dump the itty bitty pieces
>> > onto floppies. If this assumption is wrong, I offer no suggestions :-)
>> I'd assume most people who wanted the files plit into pieces would
>> have access to a DOS/Windows system where tar is an unusual and
>> difficult to deal with format... :/
>I'm not really a Windows/DOS person, but wasn't there a DOS version of
>PDTAR around years ago? WinZip also understands tar files too...
Try tar320fp. It understands tar and gzip (and classic UNIX
compression), runs unders DOS or works in a DOS window under 3.11, 95, 98