FTPing VMS to Unix

Cornelius Krasel krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de
Tue Oct 24 07:34:16 EST 1995

Nick Staffa, ph 361-9422 ext226 (STAFFA at NIEHS.NIH.GOV) wrote:
> We are making a transition from GCG on Vax/VMS to GCG on UNIX.
> People will be wanting to transfer files. 
> This is fairly easy with FTP, but it would be nice to preserve
> directory structures, especially Fragment Assembly Projects.
> I suppose one could write a command file on VMS to do this, 
> but by the time I did that, I could do everyone's files for them.
> Suggestions and/or command files/scripts would be welcome.

Is there a TAR version for VMS? With TAR you can package whole
directory trees and unpack them again on the Unix system.

Be aware, however, that Unix doesn't support version numbers.


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