Re: FTP troubles

Tom Coffin (
Mon, 27 Oct 1997 08:53:25 -0600 (CST)

This can be really annoying. But Art on the Net
has a really useful tool which may help.
Instead of ftp'ing each file tar or zip the files
together and ftp that file. Then at:

you will find a wonderful way to login to
your account and untar/unzip the file.
thanks to Lile!

On Sat, 25 Oct 1997, Mark Coniglio wrote:

> Hi,
> I just created a HyperMail archive of the discussions of a mailing list
> that is related to the Dance & Technology web site that I have on Art on
> the Net. ( )
> There were about 800 sepearate files in this archive, which I began to
> upload via FTP. During this process, there were numerous times when the
> FTP server apparently froze up. The first several times this happened I
> waited a long time to see if it would clear up, but it never did. The only
> way to fix the problem was to disconnect, reconnect, and start up with the
> next file in the list. This took me hours to complete which was a bummer.
> This is not an isolated experience, I have had it happen before when
> uploading to Art on the Net, but since it had only been a couple of dozen
> files in the past it wasn't such a big deal. If have tried two Macintosh
> FTP clients (Fetch and Anarchie) and both exhibit the same problems, so I
> don't think it is on my end.
> Lile, do you know anything about this? Has anyone else had this experience?
> Is there anything that can be done about it?
> Thanks in advance,
> Mark Coniglio
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