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Re: ange-ftp problem

From: Peter Dyballa
Subject: Re: ange-ftp problem
Date: Tue, 19 Dec 2006 14:10:34 +0100

Am 19.12.2006 um 13:40 schrieb Lennart Borgman:

I tried reading the Tramp info node for CVS Emacs but could not find anything about usernames that included @

Reasonable! Both, ange-ftp and TRAMP, offer to ask for a user name and a password. TRAMP uses, if no other input is given, the name "anonymous" and the recent Emacs user's eMail address as password. I don't remember any more how ange-ftp worked (could be it was reading my ~/.netrc), but this is an option: try it blank! If the compound of user name and host name is given with two "@": how can the parser decide where the divide is? Right from @ is the host, left from @ is the user. Clear standard. And that mix-up probably is the cause for failure ...



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