Subject: Re: hints on getting -current behind a firewall
To: Hal Murray <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/29/2000 22:21:39
On Mon, May 29, 2000 at 03:22:19AM -0700, Hal Murray wrote:
> has a mirror of NetBSD.  It's got an interface 
> on the internal net and I have a good connection to that.  Can I 
> just FTP the source tree over and go from there?  If so, how do I 
> get ftp to copy a tree?  (I just made yet another pass through the 
> man page and didn't find it.) 

does it not have the tarballs? which is the easy answer.

If not, but if the ftpd used supports auto-tar-ing:

ftp> get path/to/directory.tar

will get to a tar of the tree starting at path/to/directory/