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Re: pkgsrc/comms/minicom and zmodem with lrzsz

On Tue, Mar 22, 2016 at 08:53:04AM -0600, Swift Griggs wrote:
> On Tue, 22 Mar 2016, Patrick Welche wrote:
> >Not really - just how about "tip" in base? (Worked for me last time I
> >needed to configure a switch.)
> Tip: It's a good/reliable little program but it's a bitch to get it working
> with lszrz. You have to issue a ~| every time a transfer starts then have
> the syntax memorized for receiving data and I'm not even sure you can send
> data at all.
> That's the nice thing about minicom - it automatically works great with
> Zmodem and other transfer protocols. There is no racing for some escape
> sequence, it just works.

I've never been able to get minicom to work with cisco's xmodem (nor with
my local implementation of xmodem, FWIW). cu+lszrz works just fine
out of the box, and isn't that hard to use.

Manuel Bouyer <>
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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