Subject: Re: FTP features (was RFC: Packaged NetBSD base system)
To: David Forbes <>
From: Jaromír <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/04/2001 22:29:21
There is quite old PR about this - see bin/4231. The patch in there
would need modifications since lots of ftp internals changed,
but could be good starting point. It would be nice to have
the patch updated to -current state.


David Forbes wrote:
> > > We've had this for _quite_ some time.  man ftpd.conf, look for "conversion".
> > 	er sure.  until you ftp to a machine not running NetBSD.  There isn't even
> > a way to get an entire directory (not necessarily tarring it up) that I've
> > found (mget doesn't create directories).  Of course, I haven't bothered to
> > look into what it would take to do this, so I can't complain too much.
> I think ncftp3 will do what you want, won't it?  It's in pkgsrc.
> Cheers,
> David.

Jaromir Dolecek <>
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