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Re: Cannot Resume Package Downloads

From: Shlomi Fish <shlomif_at_vipe.stud.technion.ac.il>
Date: 2004-11-15 20:37:53 CET

On Mon, 15 Nov 2004, Ulrich Eckhardt wrote:

> Shlomi Fish wrote:
> > When downloading a package from the Subversion packages site, interrupting
> > it, one can no longer resume it using "wget -c" or whatever.
>
> I know that resuming is an optional feature for FTP, but I'm not sure about
> HTTP. Are you sure that it is a mandatory feature for HTTP?
>

I don't know.

> > This needs to be fixed in the service.
>
> IMO, s/This needs to be/It would be nice if it was/
>

Well, that's not my opinion. If you have to start the download from the
beginning just to download a package that was partially retrieved that's a
bug.

Regards,

        Shlomi Fish

> Uli
>
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