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Re: lynx-dev Re: Another FTP site "incompatible" with Lynx's FTP_PASSIVE
Frédéric L . W . Meunier
Re: lynx-dev Re: Another FTP site "incompatible" with Lynx's FTP_PASSIVE:TRUE (fwd)
Mon, 21 Jan 2002 00:24:57 -0200
Yes, fixed. Thanks.
On Sun, Jan 20, 2002 at 08:10:15PM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> As far as NetBSD's ftp server, it wasn't just lynx. Please try it
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 12:47:57 +1100
> From: Luke Mewburn <address@hidden>
> To: Frederick Bruckman <address@hidden>
> Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: Another FTP site "incompatible" with Lynx's
> FTP_PASSIVE:TRUE (fwd)
> On Sat, Jan 19, 2002 at 04:27:02AM -0600, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> | Hi,
> | Heads up -- I really don't know what's going on, but I suspect NetBSD
> | "ftpd" has something to do with it, though I don't have enough
> | evidence to call it a bug. I get the same thing with the latest lynx
> | release, running under NetBSD-1.5.3_ALPHA. I have a 6bone tunnel, but
> | get the same result with <ftp://ftp4.netbsd.org>.
> It was a bug in ftpd.
> Basically, we were always closing the data connection, even in
> circumstances where we shouldn't have.
> This caused problems with lynx & netscape which only send PASV/EPSV
> when absolutely necessary, whereas our ftp client sent it before every
> request that needs a data connection.
> I've fixed the ftpd on ftp.netbsd.org, and I'll commit a fix to the
> source once the cvs server is accessable again :/
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