Subject: Re: [1.4beta/i386 boot floppy] ftp url parsing
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Todd Vierling <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/27/1999 09:35:31
On Tue, 27 Apr 1999 email@example.com wrote:
: >: I didn't see the original message, so I am not sure exactly what problem
: >: you encountered, but from the part that Perry quoted I believe that just
: >: sending "CWD /" would be wrong.
: >However, it's what all other Web-based FTP clients (see Lynx, Nutscrape) do,
: >so we should match. Otherwise the URL ftp://host/path is NOT processed
: >correctly, as we are *incorrectly* assuming that an FTP connection starts
: >with cwd at /.
: Sorry, I made a mistake. Let me rephrase the problem.
: The problem is not in ftp but in sysinst (I should check the source
: code but not possible right now).
: But, it should be translated as
Actually, the bug is in ftp: the top URL is correct; ftp is not fetching it
properly. (I have run into this problem outside of sysinst.)
-- Todd Vierling (Personal firstname.lastname@example.org; Bus. email@example.com)