Installation Routine

Chris Faylor
Fri Feb 25 08:17:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Feb 25, 2000 at 05:30:04AM -0500, Glenn Spell wrote:
>On 25 Feb 2000 around 10:47AM (+0100) Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> > Is there any chance of using bzip2 in place of gzip?
>> I wouldn't do that. As it is mentioned often in the cygwin base
>> mailing list, Netscape Navigator is able to mess up bzip2ed files
>> when downloading.
>Yes, but Navigator is just as able to mess up gzipped files served
>via http if the webserver is not configured properly for the file

Actually, I thought it was IE that messed up .bz2 files.

Regardless, you don't have to give the files a .bz2 extension, necessarily.
The only problem with that is that you run the risk of confusing people
who download individual packages.

I really appreciate your working on this Ron!


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