[Rpcemu] Problem with source tarball

Robert Sprowson webpages at sprow.co.uk
Thu Jun 18 03:55:30 PDT 2015


Hi Ralph,

In article <20150618104327.71E67213AA at orac.inputplus.co.uk>, Ralph Corderoy
<ralph at inputplus.co.uk> wrote:
> >   /rpcemu/cgi/download.php?sFName=0.8.12/rpcemu-0.8.12.tar.gz
> > 
> > isn't actually a tar gz file, it's just a tar file.
>
> Perhaps they've fixed it, but it's compressed here. 
>
> 379,785 bytes arrive, decompressing into 1,699,840.  Could your HTTP
> client be decompressing it without you asking? 

Curious! 

Chrome delivers 1.6MB and what is plainly a tar file.
Internet Explorer delivers 370KB as you describe.

So it is indeed a browser/webserver setup funny by the looks of it, 
Sprow.




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