Subject: Re: libcurses won't build
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/22/1999 10:12:30
Frederick Bruckman writes:
> Try this: 
> ftp
> -o slang-1.3.7.tar.gz
> What it does on 1.4.1 is make a file "gd.html" in the current
> directory.

The same operation on current (actually,
	ftp -o slang-1.3.7.tar.gz
) saved the redirected file to slang-1.3.7.tar.gz. Maybe 1.4.1 needs
some of the -current fixes `pulled up'

> The only problem I see with using -o in the pkgsrc stuff (except that
> it didn't work!) is that pkgsrc has an option to use other command
> line tools besides ftp, like "fetch". Who has "fetch"? It would be
> interesting to see how fetch handles the above url, or whether it has
> an -o option.

The FETCH_CMD should specify -o in that case? Maybe the pkgsrc gurus
know more.