Paolo Amoroso <amoroso@...> writes:
> I have peeked at the size of the upcoming CLISP distribution. Since I
> access the Internet through a dial-up PPP connection with a 33.6 Kbps
> modem, it looks scary. It will probably take me a few failed attempts and a
> couple of hours (besides strong wind and the proper tide :) to download the
> source tarball.
> Would it be possible to also provide a tar archive of the source
> distribution compressed with bzip2? Or maybe to split an additional tarball
> into smaller chunks--e.g. up to 3-4 MB each?
I usually use `ncftp' or `wget' to download stuff. Both programs can
resume downloads, i.e. when a broken connection is reestablished, the
download is continued at the point where the connection was lost
instead of retrieving the whole file again.
Maybe this helps?
Mike Fabian <mike.fabian@...> <mike@...>