Trouble downloading Self snapshots
phil at electricvisions.com
Sat May 17 08:38:53 UTC 2003
Thanks I didn't think of that but I used lynx in Cygwin to download
the gzips and it worked. However, I've now found that Self/x86
doesn't work with the latest version of Cygwin so I'm downloading
Knoppix but I'll have a dedicated linux box soon so should be a bit
simpler after that.
--- In self-interest at yahoogroups.com, Jecel Assumpcao Jr
<jecel at m...> wrote:
> On Friday 16 May 2003 16:18, Phil Thompson wrote:
> > Hi there a college mentioned Self to me when we were having a
> > about pure OO languages so I thought I'd give it a go.
> > I've downloaded the Cygwin version and managed to get the VM#
> > but can't download either of the snapshots.
> > The file sizes are:
> > Demo.snap.gz 12.9MB
> > Empty.snap.gz 15.8MB
> How odd... the uncompressed size of Demo.snap for me is 12478724
> which gzip can reduce down to just 3312508 bytes. I would try to
> rename Demo.snap.gz to Demo.snap and see if Self can't load it. If
> is uncompressed, then the first hundred bytes or so are actually
> text form and you should be able to read them using "less"
> Good luck!
> -- Jecel
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