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Re: [Lynx-dev] someone needs Lynx binary in 3 parts

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] someone needs Lynx binary in 3 parts
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2009 17:31:52 -0400
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

091007 Thorsten Glaser wrote:
> Philip Webb dixit:
>> It looks to me as if his problem is limited file size when he downloads:
>> if he tries himself or if I send it to him, it's too big to get through.
>> He suggests splitting the .zip file into  3  parts,
>> which he can recombine in his M$ Windows machine.
> I sent him my 2.8.4 version (which I had there) as .ZIP
> since it was small enough to not require splitting.
> Better that than nothing.

That sb adequate for his present needs.

> I also tried to write in spanish, despite it not being good,
> since his second (quoted by you) letter is obviously machine-translated.

Ah, I hadn't thought of that ! -- I can read Spanish,
but wouldn't want to try writing it after many years neglect.

> I don't know if WinRAR can handle split ZIPs,
> but I know one can create split RAR files with it.

He seems to believe he can recombine the pieces with it.

> There's also a shareware (30 days free, then gotta pay)
> Linux statically linked binary of rar which probably can create them
> (can't check right now, because on the box I'm at
> I don't have the linux binary emulation compiled in the BSD kernel).

On my Gentoo Linux machine, it tells me

  root:506 ~> eix ^rar$
    * app-arch/rar
    Available versions:  3.6.0!s 3.8.0!s ~3.9.0
    Description:         RAR compressor/uncompressor

Perhaps it cb compressed on any system, then separated on any other ?

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