Download failure

David Mohr damailings at
Sun Feb 28 19:41:25 PST 2010

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 8:34 PM, paul rogers <paulgrogers at> wrote:
> Sunday afternoon, using WinXP's ftp client I downloaded everything from
> 7.5's everything/* using mget. All the files are corrupt, using "tar -tjvf
> ..." in some cases after showing the first file in the archive. The md5sums
> for several I spot checked didn't match either. In same session I
> successfully downloaded Firefox & Thunderbird source tarballs within Firefox
> browser, so some things worked. Are you using some special version of
> gzip/bzip2, or something special for an ftp client?

I highly doubt that any non-standard software was used to create the
archives. I would suggest to use a different FTP client. Filezilla as
a GUI, or wget as a cli tool come to mind.


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