Subject: Re: net/archie problem running
To: Alex Gontcharov <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/07/2004 09:11:51
On Sun, 8 Feb 2004, Alex Gontcharov wrote:

> I installed net/archie , it compiled with no problems. When I run
> it I get a message saying it can't resolv the hostname.
> archie failed: Can't resolve hostname (dirsend)

The bold letters at the top of this web page say it all:

There just aren't any public Archie servers anymore. For a time, a few
folks were still using archie for Intra-nets, but even that has given
way to web search engines. Who would have thought that the "World Wide
Web" thing would take off so? ;-)