Subject: Re: bin/5804: ftp has annoying word kill habits
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Guenther Grau <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/20/1998 14:39:43
der Mouse wrote:
> > >Synopsis:       ftp does the "wrong" thing with word kill
> It's worse than that - it does the wrong thing with EOF, too.  Try
> setting your eofc to something other than ^D - you'll find that ^D is
> EOF on the FTP command line and your eofc is ignored.
> I submitted PR 3982 on the eofc subject.  It was closed by perry:
> State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
> State-Changed-By: perry
> State-Changed-When: Wed Aug 13 08:38:57 PDT 1997
> State-Changed-Why:
> Fixed in -current for weeks and.
> weeks.
> Yet when I checked in -current a few weeks after that, I found it still
> misbehaved as described in the PR.  I've never tried to re-open or
> re-submit it; if Perry thinks the current behavior isn't broken, it's
> unlikely to be changed, regardless of how broken I think it is.

Maybe he just couldn't reproduce it or didn't bother to, because
he thought from UTSL'ing that it should work.
I would have tried to resubmit/reopen the report or tried to
talk to Perry. We are all human after all and make mistakes :-)