Subject: Re: What am I supposed to do with usr.sbin/config ?
To: Richard Rauch <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/30/2002 11:17:54
On Wed, May 29, 2002 at 11:53:16PM -0500, Richard Rauch wrote:
> Re.
>  When I was using a dialup account, I never had problems getting
> NetBSD .tar.gz files.  It took a while, but my ISP wouldn't kick me off.
> Maybe ISP's run a different game, now.  Or maybe the small-time, local
> ISP's in Kansas City were just cool.  (^&  (Now, I've got DSL via an RBOC.
> DSL is nice.  I can't say that I'd recommend using a big ISP though, and
> may try to switch off of mine after my year is up.)
> If you can't download big files due to a screwey ISP, you might consider
> getting someone to send you a CD.  Bob Nestor, I think, was quite happy to
> burn sources onto CD's (see Bob's Budget CD's).  Probably Wasabi would,
> too.  Or ask a friend with a CD-burner and a fast feed.
> Like Steve Miller said, ``There's a solution...''

One solutuion would be to create a .tgz file of the CVS directory structure.
It should't be too hard to do.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.