[kde-freebsd] Re: I thought I had subscribed but have had no mail...

Mark Blackman mark at blackmans.org
Wed Feb 6 16:29:31 GMT 2002

> > I can't download the packages to use the package method
> > because
> > the first one (an possibly the others) will timeout when my ISP
> > disconnects me after 2 hours.
> Rubbish. Use wget.

Use the "-rR" flags with "fetch" for this kind of
restart behaviour. i.e.

fetch -rR ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/...../kde-i18n-2.2.2.tgz

for ports use

make install FETCH_BEFORE_ARGS="-rR"

should persuade fetch to do the right thing (untested).

sorry, a bit terse. 

- Mark

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