Subject: Re: pkg/18611: dowload via winblowsaolware corrupts flat ascii postscript files -- gzipping should fix
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/10/2002 22:35:18
On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 11:00:41AM -0700, email@example.com wrote:
> Unfortunately, billyaolware tries to translate ascii files, in this
> case /usr/pkgsrc/distfiles/ghostscript/pdf_sec.ps, gets written in
> the process as an HTML file. Go Billyaoljunkware!
> IFF the file were gzipped in the archives, that would not be a problem,
> since billyjunkaolware does not try to convert that kind of binary file.
> Dare to use BillyGatesWinblowsaoljunkware.. oh, pain, oh pain, oh pain.
> gzip /usr/pkgsrc/distfiles/ghostscript/pdf_sec.ps in the archives.
> Maybe ammend the build scripts to ungzip it.
Another way is to to ask the server to do on-fly compression.
ftp.netbsd.org isn't configured to but ftp.fr.netbsd.org is:
local: pdf_sec.ps.gz remote: pdf_sec.ps.gz
229 Entering Extended Passive Mode (|||57482|)
150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for '/bin/gzip'.
4528 17.49 KB/s
226 Transfer complete.
Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>