Re: [Offtopic][Transfering the Mud]

From: Gary Barnett (gbarnett@POLARNET.COM)
Date: 07/17/97

On Thu, 17 Jul 1997 13:13:25 -0700
Anthony Appel <appelae@RAINIER.CHEM.PLU.EDU> wrote:

> Well now that I have my mud completed enough to put up on the interent
> I'm having troubles transfering it.  I do all my coding on my linux drive
> on my computer.  I tried zipping it then transfering it to /dosc (my dos
> drive) rebooting then sending it via an ftp program to the linux site
> where it goes up as. When it gets to the site I try to unzip it and it
> gives me errors such as can't find directory structure blah blah.  I've
> tryed gzip and it does the same thing.  For zip I'm just using like
> zip -r beta1 circlemudbpl11/ or something like that.  I think it might
> have something to do with transfering it to my dos drive although I
> figured if it was in a zip file it wouldn't make a difference.  I can
> grab a zip file off my dosdrive then decompress it on my linux drive just
> fine.  (I use my win95 as an internet connection because I havn't set my
> linux up for dialupconnection yet).
Try this:

1) on the linux partition (from the parent directory (/usr maybe?)

   tar -zcfDaMud mymuddir

  2) copy it to the dosc partition, then reboot to 95 and upload it to
  the unix box (binary mode of course)

  3) on the unix box do a:

  tar -xzfDaMud


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