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Re: pkg_add recursive ftp doesn't work
Dima Veselov wrote:
Somewhere between 4.99.51 and 5.0.1 i began to experience problems with pkg_add
using it against FTP server.
First, pkg_add don't want to install packages as a dependencies - it just says
nothing doing nothing. Installing one simple package make no problem.
It's a known problem. There's a workaround: comment out the QUIT command
in ftp.c, line 1042 of libfetch.
But this really does need to be fixed. I know that Joerg Sonnenberger
(who gave me the workaround) was aware of the problem and has reproduced
it, but hasn't been able to address it because of other issues he's
It would seem that, as it is now, this workaround isn't adequate for
being applied to the official pkg_install (otherwise I'm sure it would
have been committed by now), so please consider it just that: a workaround.
There should definitely be a PR for this but I can't find one.
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