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Re: Downloading problems - either won't D/L at all or truncates over 1MB
- From: "$Bill Luebkert" <dbe at wgn dot net>
- To: soren_andersen at fastmail dot fm
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 09 Jan 2002 23:57:06 -0800
- Subject: Re: Downloading problems - either won't D/L at all or truncates over 1MB
- Organization: DBE Collectibles
- References: <3C3BAF70.10775.2E4A84@localhost>
> On 9 Jan 2002 at 2:50, $Bill Luebkert wrote:
> Hey, $Bill, welcome! (back).
Thanks, finally got a new computer up and running (bad MB - too lazy to
get it fixed) - much bigger disk now.
>>1) After going to all of the trouble of picking the files you want
>>and picking a D/L site, it would be nice if the picks were saved so
>>when it fails you don't have to go through all that picking again.
> A-men. This is the biggest frustration I've had w/ setup, also.
You would think it would be easy to save the selections to a disk file
(as are the servers etc) and reload on request.
>>I managed to make a mirror script to D/L newer files which seems to be
>>working (haven't tried it since I fixed the large file problem by
>>finding a good site. It's Perl based using Net::FTP module and should
>>grab newer files easily and D/L them.
> Of course you did :-). Go Perl!
I hardly ever code anything BUT Perl these days - mostly web stuff. :)
>>PS: I'm currently not subscribed (I already have super heavy email
>>traffic helping Perl users), so please CC me with any replies.
> Will do, although I am not a fixer of anything around here ;-). Yet.
> But I will keep an eye out for any replies that might happen to not be CC'd, and
> forward them to you.
Much grass. Good to hear your voice again (so to speak). :)
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