[sword-devel] FTP access

Brian Schroeder sword-devel@crosswire.org
Sat, 15 Dec 2001 17:13:48 +1030

Thanks for that.

As it turns out, I am using Linux.


Chris Little wrote:
> > I am aware from this list that a number of modules have been
> > updated since I last accessed them, but I can't remember
> > which ones. In times past, it used to be possible to access
> > the repository via ftp - where one could, among other things,
> > check the dates on the files.  I can't find a way to do this now.
> FTP access is still available.  The modules can be found here:
> ftp://ftp.crosswire.org/pub/sword/raw/ .
> > Did I miss something?  If not, can ftp access be made
> > available again?  And if there is a good reason why not, can
> > dates be added to the module information on the web pages please.
> Dates are included in the module config files for new modules in ISO
> format (yyyy-mm-dd).  You can see the date (if it is identified) when
> viewing the module info online.  I guess we could think about listing it
> in the module lists themselves to make scanning for dates easier.
> If you're using Windows, I can't overemphasize how useful InstallMgr is.
> You just select what you want to install and it does all the downloading
> and installation for you.  When updates and new texts are released,
> InstallMgr will show you.
> And if you're using Linux... well, work on the port I guess. :)
> --Chris