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FTPing VMS to Unix

robert lucas rlucas at galaxy.ucr.edu
Wed Oct 25 21:33:13 EST 1995


Cornelius Krasel (krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de) wrote:
: Be aware, however, that Unix doesn't support version numbers.

	I'm not sure what you mean by "doesn't support version numbers" but
in my recent experience ftp'ing files from a vax to unix system the unix
system escapes the semicolon but still retains the version number. 
Bascially this means that it will recognize several different version of
a file as unique and individual files.
	If you can tar the files on the VMS that would be a very simple
way to expedite the transfers!

Robert



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