Subject: Re: ftpd on mis-configured?
To: Brian Buhrow <>
From: Luke Mewburn <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/26/2002 08:38:01
On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 08:54:04AM -0700, Brian Buhrow wrote:
  | 	Hello folks.  I notice that I cannot tar up a directory on the fly
  | anymore on  I use this feature to pull down portions of the
  | source tree to apply fixes and perform updates.  Is this brokenness
  | deliberate, or is it just the fallout from an upgrade?  I see the tar
  | program in the /bin directory of the ftp environment, but the ftpd doesn't
  | use it when I ask for a tar extension.
  | 	Could someone fix this, or tell me who I should ask?

The conversions have been disabled.

I'm not sure who did this, but I assume it is because
is currently overloaded, and 'on the fly' tarring is a resource hog.

Once the server is upgraded, we'll reenable it.