Subject: bin/3245: ftp(1) doesn't know about ftp_proxy.
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/22/1997 10:26:33
>Number:         3245
>Category:       bin
>Synopsis:       ftp(1) doesn't know about ftp_proxy.
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    bin-bug-people (Utility Bug People)
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Feb 22 02:50:02 1997
>Originator:     matthew green
people's front against (bozotic) www (softwar foundation)
>Release:        <NetBSD-current source date>19970217
System: NetBSD 1.2C NetBSD 1.2C (_splode_) #343: Wed Feb 19 12:18:08 EST 1997 sparc


	ftp(1) no knows about a HTTP proxy server (via http_proxy) but,
	it can't use a ftp_proxy server :-(

	be behind a firewall, and try to use ftp(1) for a ftp: URL rather
	than a http: URL.