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Re: Daily Snapshot as .tar.gz

On Thu, Apr 08, 1999, Denis Barbier wrote:

> > I just wanted to download the newest snapshot of wml as a .tar.gz file
> > (developing stopped a bit and I wanted to spend some time improving several
> > minor things),
> you're welcome :o)
> In http://www.engelschall.com/sw/wml/distrib/ you have a pointer to the
> latest snapshot (wml-SNAP-[0-9]*.tar.gz) so i don't understand the
> subject of your post.
> > ------
> > sutok@pallas(p0) ~> wget http://www.engelschall.com/sw/wml/distrib/
> [snip]
> Ralf, could you please change the write permissions of the ftp repository
> so that i can let the latest snapshot available from
>    ftp://ftp.engelschall.com/sw/wml
> When it's done,
>     wget -g ftp://ftp.engelschall.com/sw/wml/wml-SNAP-*.tar.gz
> should work.

Whe WGet client is per default blocked on www.engelschall.com because too much
crazy people in the past tried to download the _ENTIRE_ websize (> 100MB) with
WGet. So I blocked this nasty client totally. When you want to use WGet you've
to use a different User-Agent ;-)

> About the diffs, it's a good idea. Ralf, do you remember why you stopped
> distributing diff files? 

Have I stopped? I can't remember. Actually the diffs are useful, of course.
So feel free to start it again, Denis. The scripts for it should still stay
inside the webtree under distrib/.
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