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Re: lynx-dev what was the trick to using ftp?

From: Philip Webb
Subject: Re: lynx-dev what was the trick to using ftp?
Date: Sat, 12 Apr 2003 18:15:44 -0400
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030412 Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> 030412 Henry Nelson wrote:
>>> Just tried to g)o to "";, but Lynx just sits there
>>> and times out or gives a message "Can't access ...".
>> same here with 2-8-5dev.6 .
>>> Access via the shell prompt, "ftp", is immediate.
>> yes, but it asks for a username & password & won't login without:
>> is that the problem?
> perhaps.  I see that my config has FTP_PASSIVE set to true.

i have never changed the line in  lynx.cfg :

however,  lynx.cfg  doesn't say what the default behaviour is in this case:
it looks as if the default is  TRUE , given my experience above.

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