Subject: Re: bin/26399: ftp(1) without option to resume file transfers (not interactively!)
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/22/2004 21:30:51
On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 11:01:05AM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 07:30:26AM +0200, wrote:
> > 
> > >Description:
> > 	ftp(1) does not have support to resume transfer files, via
> > 	command line, you have to do this interactively, that would
> > 	be nice if a new flag is added, for example -c (continue),
> > 	and this will be really useful for pkgsrc in the future, to
> > 	resume transfers without having to fetch the whole file again.
> Doens't -R work for you ?

On the same subject, should (or does) ftp get the last block it has
already and compare the two - as a quick sanity that it is getting
the same file?


David Laight: