install-module script

Andrew Sobala aes at
Tue Sep 9 02:49:02 EEST 2003

On Mon, 2003-09-08 at 23:31, Keith Packard wrote:
> Around 15 o'clock on Sep 8, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > This is what's used on the GNOME ftp server, you log in 
> > and run "install-module foo-X.Y.tar.gz"
> Thanks -- it's good to note that this script doesn't actually use FTP at 
> all; I imagine users are expected to upload modules through some other 
> mechanism and then update them with data local to the central file server.

Since you SSH into the server to run install-module, you first SCP them
into your home directory.

Andrew Sobala <aes at>

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