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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: Sun, 13 Apr 2003 10:19:30 -0400
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030412 Thomas Dickey wrote:
> I see that my config has FTP_PASSIVE set to true.
>> On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 06:15:44PM -0400, Philip Webb wrote:
>>> 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.
> perhaps the comments apply:
>   # Set FTP_PASSIVE to TRUE if you want to use passive mode ftp transfers.
>   # You might have to do this if you're behind a restrictive firewall.
> the default is false, but it's in userdefs.h which some people customize:
>   userdefs.h:518: * If FTP_PASSIVE is set to TRUE here or in lynx.cfg,
>    ftp transfers will be done in passive mode.
>   userdefs.h:521:#define FTP_PASSIVE    FALSE

my  userdefs.h 521  :

  #define FTP_PASSIVE       FALSE

so are you sure the default is 'false'?  in my case, it seems to be 'true'.
this is not something i would ever have looked at, except for this query.

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