Subject: Re: ftp server change?
To: NetBSD Alpha Port <>
From: T. Martin <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/20/2000 10:14:14
Ok scratch that idea,
I just used wget instead.

 fyi get -R * will auto tar the dir's which upon being dropped you can't
resume that is why tar of the whole tree down is bad. 

Thanks anyway. 
Merry Christmas.

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On Tue, 19 Dec 2000, Andrew Gillham wrote:

> T. Martin writes:
> >  Hello, 
> > 
> >   Would it be possible to get the auto (TAR) of directories on the ftp
> > server turned off as its a real pain with a dial-up that gets dropped
> > every 12 hours since you can't resume a (TAR) download with ncftp.
> Why is ncftp asking for the directory itself rather than the files inside
> the directory?  
> -Andrew