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gkermit-1.0-8 RPM for s390x

From S/390x packages for Think Blue 64 Linux 7.1

Name: gkermit Distribution: Think Blue for zSeries (64 bit)
Version: 1.0 Vendor: Millenux GmbH, Germany,
Release: 8 Build date: Sat May 12 03:49:32 2001
Group: Applications/Communications Build host:
Size: 119489 Source RPM: gkermit-1.0-8.src.rpm
Packager: Millenux GmbH, Germany, <>
Summary: A utility for transferring files using the Kermit protocol.
G-Kermit is a UNIX program for transferring files using the Kermit
protocol. Kermit is a file transfer protocol for transferring text and
binary files without errors between diverse types of computers and
over potentially hostile communication links.

G-Kermit features include: support for text and binary file transfer on
both 7-bit and 8-bit connections; files can be transferred singly or
in groups; automatic startup configuration via the GKERMIT environment
variable; and configurability as an external protocol.

Kermit protocol features include: automatic peer recognition,
streaming on reliable connections; selectable packet length from 40 to
9000 bytes (4000 is the default); single shifts for 8-bit data on
7-bit connections; control-character prefixing for control-character
transparency; control-character unprefixing for increased speed
(incoming only); compression of repeated bytes; and per-file and batch

G-Kermit does not support the following features: making connections:
character-set translation; interactive commands and scripting; and
file date-time stamps.






MD5: 55b2c42855b593111568ad7c120497d6


* Fri May 04 2001 Oliver Paukstadt <>
  - ported to IBM zSeries (s390x, 64 bit)
* Tue Dec 19 2000 Philipp Knirsch <>
  - rebuild
* Thu Jul 13 2000 Prospector <>
  - automatic rebuild
* Mon Jun 26 2000 Nalin Dahyabhai <>
  - Remove the setgid bit. (#11870)
* Mon Jun 05 2000 Nalin Dahyabhai <>
  - FHS fixes.
* Wed May 10 2000 Tim Powers <>
  - quiet setup
  - rebuilt for 7.0
* Sun Feb 27 2000 Cristian Gafton <>
  - make gkermit setgid uucp
* Wed Feb 02 2000 Cristian Gafton <>
  - fix description
* Thu Jan 13 2000 Cristian Gafton <>
  - create first version of the package



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