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SubjectRe: albods
On Thu, 8 Jul 1999, Greg Lindahl wrote:
> > 4. Possible variants (all):
>
> Note that all of these ideas have problems. You have to break either
> "ftp" or "cat". Choose your poison, or choose to do it the Unix way --
> use a user level library, and accept that the normal utilities may not
> deal with compound files in nice ways.

This is an important point. 'cat /lib/libc.so.6' does horrible things on
and to my terminal. Is cat broken? No, I'm broken if I think that this
command means anything useful. 'cat /libc/libc.so.6 > libc.so.6' works
just fine.
--
Mark H. Wood, Lead System Programmer mwood@IUPUI.Edu
A Brazil-nut is neatly packaged and tightly integrated. To turn it into
food, you must crack and remove the shell. I find that I feel the same
way about an increasing number of software products. *sigh*


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