[TAG] Back issues of lg as pdbs
thomas_adam16 at yahoo.com
Mon Mar 1 23:24:33 MSK 2004
--- Mike Orr <mso at oz.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 01, 2004 at 11:56:12AM -0000, Alan Pope wrote:
> > Can the pdbs be made available on the ftp site?
> linuxgazette.net doesn't have an FTP site. It now uses a portion of
> the website for tarball downloads.
> The biggest issue with putting Palm-format files in that directory is
> they will be picked up by the mirrors. We'd have to check with the
> mirrors whether the bandwidth/size would be a hardship. We also look
> at how widely used the files would be. The tarballs can be used on any
> platforms with any OS. Palm files work only with certain brands of
> palmtops and exclude everything else.
Hence I agree that generating them on-the-fly (talking of that,
congratulations, Ben!!) is a far better thing to do. And as it was pointed
out, a simple:
for i in $(seq a b); do ... done;
is all that is required.
-- Thomas Adam
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"TAG Editor" -- http://linuxgazette.net
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you for all of them at once when you get better. The
experience will probably kill you. :)"
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