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Re: LYNX-DEV Problem Downloading .tgz Files

From: Mike Brown
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Problem Downloading .tgz Files
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 1997 07:46:36 -0800 (PST)

> Whenever I try to get any .tgz file through Lynx, it sees the file as a 
> text file [...]  I've added .tgz to the list of SUFFIXES in lynx.cfg as
> an octet-stream, but this hasn't made any difference. 

If you access a .tgz file directly (i.e., 'lynx localfile.tgz') does it
work as expected?  If you're accessing the file via a web server, the
server probably needs to know that .tgz is a binary suffix as well.  
Check your server's mime.types file, or equivalent.

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