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Re: aid to iso download

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Subject: Re: aid to iso download
From: cattelan@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 05 Jul 2001 17:42:01 -0500
References: <3B44E6FE.DCB78DE5@idcomm.com> <20010705172106.I883@sgi.com>
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Nathan Straz wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 05, 2001 at 04:15:26PM -0600, D. Stimits wrote:
> > Being that the ISO images are rather large, it might be nice to have a
> > duplicate of each current ISO available that is the gzip version.
>
> Here's an old FTP trick, append a .gz to any filename on an FTP site and
> the FTP server will gzip it for you.
>

Good idea (I'll check to make sure oss is configed to do this)
but I doubt this will save space,
every file on the iso is already compressed.
So about the only space to be gained would be in
the cd9660 file system, which I very small to start with.


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