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Re: lynx-dev Can't access FTP server

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Can't access FTP server
Date: Fri, 24 May 2002 07:16:21 -0400
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On Fri, May 24, 2002 at 11:27:01AM +0100, Ian Collier wrote:
> On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 06:09:49PM -0700, Doug Kaufman wrote:
> > I have found a FTP server which I can not access from lynx,
> > although it works fine from a command-line ftp client. This is
> > "";, the server containing many of the MingW ports
> > of GNU programs. 
> I think the answer is that this server wants a PORT command for every
> transfer, but lynx tries "RETR /" and "LIST" without an intervening
> PORT command.

w3m is connecting without using a PORT command.  I don't see any clues in
the strace, but see it going directly to PASV.

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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