History of the modifications of this FAQ

  • 28/03/00: creation
  • 15/07/00: translated into English

Common problems concerning the challenge

  • (21/06/00) How to subscribe to the challenge ROADEF'2001?
    Send a message with your complete affiliations to Van-Dat CUNG (

File access problems

  • (14/01/00) How to download the files .tgz from Netscape?
    Use the right bottom from Netscape, then click on "Save link as...".
  • (23/01/00) Your WEB page is not yet up-to-date!!
    Since these pages are often modified :nbsp;: please, remember to "Reload" from Netscape for updating your pages!
  • (24/03/00) And after, what to do with the foo.tgz files?
    To uncompress:
    zcat toto.tgz | tar xvf -
  • (24/03/00) And if I want to compress the foo directory?
    Get yourself into the parent directory of foo , then
        tar cvf - toto | gzip > toto.tgz or if your want to include the date in the name of the archive file :nbsp;:
        tar cvf - toto | gzip > toto-`date +%y%m%d_%Hh%M`.tgz