Subject: Re: ftpd on ftp.netbsd.org mis-configured?
To: Brian Buhrow <email@example.com>
From: Luke Mewburn <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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 ftp.netbsd.org. 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 ftp.netbsd.org
is currently overloaded, and 'on the fly' tarring is a resource hog.
Once the server is upgraded, we'll reenable it.