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    maximum length of filenames?

    why not check? from the terminal, as is typical for unix, i get up to 255. the finder also let me enter 255. seems true for ufs or hfs+. on an aside. this is super funky to me. HFS+ moxie% rm -f lowercase LOWERCASE moxie% echo test > lowercase moxie% touch LOWERCASE moxie% cat...
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    maximum length of filenames?

    why not check? from the terminal, as is typical for unix, i get up to 255. the finder also let me enter 255. seems true for ufs or hfs+. on an aside. this is super funky to me. HFS+ moxie% rm -f lowercase LOWERCASE moxie% echo test > lowercase moxie% touch LOWERCASE moxie% cat...
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    Compiling

    hey, ya know what. that's why i had ncurses. goto prep.ai.mit.edu/pub/gnu/ncurses & grab the latest. that compiled out of the box for me. man, this OS lacks more (fairly) standard libraries than it actually has. this is really gonna be a trip when the newbies start messing with it.
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    Compiling

    wow, that's annoying. hitting the back button posted again. umm, before you get a different one, rerun configure as sh configure --without-tcl and make it. i'm sure my version is old & that may very well work. they may have changed the defaults for tcl.
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    Compiling

    you're not going to like this. if i do a sh configure, i'm able to get a functioning binary. the only difference between your cc line & mine was that i had ncurses installed, so it used it. shouldn't make a difference, tho. dlopen, etc, are functions that give direct access to dynamic...
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    Compiling

    you're not going to like this. if i do a sh configure, i'm able to get a functioning binary. the only difference between your cc line & mine was that i had ncurses installed, so it used it. shouldn't make a difference, tho. dlopen, etc, are functions that give direct access to dynamic...
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    Terminal FTP issue

    you didn't say you didn't do this, so just in case. type bin goes into binary mode. ftp> bin 200 Type okay. ftp> get yum.tar 200 PORT command successful. 150 Opening BINARY mode data connection for yum.tar (10240 bytes). 226 Transfer completed. local: yum.tar remote: yum.tar...
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    Classic

    yea, i have to say i think there's something to this. i have macos9 installed on another partition (first one as suggested). i had a fresh install upgraded to 9.04 (as well as normal one) and i get as far as the progress meter 1/16 across the screen. sometimes. often i get nowhere...
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