Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Wed Mar 31 13:19:34 PST 2004

Dear porters,

I'm attempting to put together a port for the Gentium TTF font family:


and I've run into a problem in fetching the distfiles.  I'm trying to
download the fonts-ttf-gentium-1.0.1.tar.bz2 package as referenced on
their Gentium Linux page:


Unfortunately, due to the irritating content management system in use
at that site, the best URL I can find for downloading the tarball is:


Which works fine in Mozilla, but causes fetch(1) to generate a bizarre

What is the recommended method for pulling down a distfile from a URL
which doesn't actually mention the filename?



Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil.                       26 The Paddocks
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Tel: +44 1628 476614                                  Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
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